Note: This blog post was first published in the “Pastor’s Perspective” column in the Owatonna People’s Press, August 18, 2018 Perhaps this is true for you too: Today, if I step outside and I listen very closely, I can hear it. Even though it’s a couple of miles away, I can hear sounds of the … More Gathering Together…At the Fair
It was pretty weird today when I drove past the grounds of the Steele County Free Fair. Partially disassembled rides were lined up on the site of the midway, there were still random booths that were up, waiting to be disassembled, and a whole set of semi-trucks were parked along 18th, waiting to depart for their … More Aftermath
I now can finally give the correct answer: “Yes, I’ve been to the Steele County Free Fair!” That’s been one of the first three questions that I’ve been asked since we arrived in Owatonna: “Have you been to the fair? Are you planning on going?” I have to admit, that as someone recently stepping in to this community, … More What if Life was like the Fair?