Randy McDaniel grew up on a small farm near Leota, Minnesota during the classic baby-boomer years of the 1960s and 1970s. These are his stories of growing up in the idyllic world of southwest Minnesota.
I Had Lunch With My Friend Tina On Her 103rd Birthday
Tina Winklehorst is 103 years old and I had the honor of having lunch with her on her birthday.
Best Hot Dog In All Of Minnesota? It’s Just An Hour From Sioux Falls
Minnesota's best hot dog is just an hour or so from Sioux Falls.
Here’s The Most Important Things You’ll Leave Behind
You will never meet the most important things you'll leave behind.
With The New Year Coming, A Look Back: It’s 1964 On The Farm
It's 1964 on a small farm near a small town. I wonder what's happening?
Were Winters Really Worse In The “Old Days?” Here’s The (Ahem) Facts
It was 80 acres of rented farmland. It was home.
That Magical Exciting Nerve-Wracking First Day Of School
That First Day Of School Was Exciting
An American Tradition: The Small Town Summer Celebration
The little Minnesota town of a few hundred suddenly became a town of several thousand.