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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Ingrid Jacobsen, Mar 12, 2020.

  1. Idine Espanyas

    Idine Espanyas Aes Sedai

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    Yay, for more MN and MN-adjacent people! And also for fishing puns! :lol :beer

    Actually, the fish looked more like this one, though I'm not sure if this is the exact fish we saw:

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    It seems that the Land of 10,000 Lakes might also be the Land of 10,000 Giant Fish Statues! :rofl

    Don't ya know, all this MN talk is making me hanker for a MN road trip. It's a beautiful place!
     
  2. Arn Oakenskye

    Arn Oakenskye Gaidin

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    Yeah, like I said, it always struck me as an odd landmark. But, whatever floats their boat. :cheese

    Puns are always good for a smile. ;)
    Yeah, I've driven through several small towns around the Great Lakes, MN, MI and WI with big fish statues, apparently it's a thing. :cheese
    Now that you say it, it wouldn't surprise me to find 10,000 giant fish statues in the upper mid-west. :lol
    I used to have a daily drive to and from work, where roughly a 2 mile stretch of it was along the shore of one of Lake Superior's bays. I'd driven along it countless times, but after living away in OH for 8 years, then going back, I had a new appreciation for how nice the scenery in the Northwoods is. Doncha know. ;) /thumbsup

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    While we're on the subject of doncha knows, I'll leave this here:

    Ok, sorry, Ingrid you can have your thread back!
    Welcome! :welcome
     
  3. Ingrid Jacobsen

    Ingrid Jacobsen

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    It has its own draw, I suppose. The big skies, fields and small towns are beautiful. I don't dislike it, but I definitely miss the ocean and the mountains and the freedom that came with both.
     
  4. Ingrid Jacobsen

    Ingrid Jacobsen

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    Thank you! I am the second generation born in America. My grandfather was an immigrant, settled in Massachusetts to fish, and my father was born there. I probably miss the coast the most.
     
  5. Ingrid Jacobsen

    Ingrid Jacobsen

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    Oh no! I think this great! The best way to get to know people. I have been here for five years, but apparently I need to explore this area more to find all the fish statues. There are some pretty cool spots here, though. I found some caves and Pipestone National Monument was far more interesting than I had imagined. Thanks for the welcome!
     
  6. Rhianna Solstice

    Rhianna Solstice Accepted

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  7. Alora Sionn

    Alora Sionn Mama Wolf Gaidin Forum Moderator

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    Welcome I love your avatar! Once you have 25 posts you can apply to be citizen, where you get more forums and can help plan for one of the free weeks coming up :)
     
  8. Ingrid Jacobsen

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    Thank you, and ooooh! That sounds like fun!
     
  9. Kalis Flynn

    Kalis Flynn Recruit

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    Welcome to Tar Valon Ingrid :welcome