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Land Rush and the Shanes

What do you think of when the words “land rush” come to mind?  Oklahoma, California, or maybe Alaska?  Did you know that there was also a land rush in Iowa?  Prior to Iowa’s territorial status most who came to the … Continue reading

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Check it Out!

footnote Maven has provided me with another excuse to show off my handsome dad, Frank Shane.  Isn’t he a hunk?  This picture was probably taken about 1940 and during those years our family took a yearly trip to the town … Continue reading

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I’ve always loved animals and our family had many different kinds of pets while I was growing up: cats and sometimes litters of kittens, rabbits, chickens, and DOGS! The one pet that stands out above all was our dog “Beans”. … Continue reading

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