Tag Archives: Orange City

In the news … Iowa summers

When I was a kid visiting my grandparents during the summer in Orange City, Iowa, items in the local newspaper told of who in the community was traveling, entertaining, visiting, and celebrating special occasions. Now I find in old newspaper … Continue reading

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Society Saturday — Sioux County Historical Society Museum

On a recent trip to Orange City, Iowa, my mother’s hometown, I finally had a chance to visit the county historical society’s museum. I’d tried to stop in for a visit the previous August but had found it locked. Like … Continue reading

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Kreykes hardware store … through all the circling years …

On my recent trip to my mother’s hometown in Iowa, I couldn’t help but feel a little nostalgic for my childhood summer visits there. As I looked through the colorful photos I was taking last week of the Dutch dancers, … Continue reading

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Fun at the festival

I had a lovely time at the 2012 Tulip Festival in Orange City, Iowa! It was colorful, festive, happy, and well organized, and I got to spend relaxing time with family.  The weather was mostly beautiful, though occasionally windy and warm. … Continue reading

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Mom … and my first-ever visit to Tulip Festival

In honor of Mother’s Day, which is just before my upcoming visit to my mother’s hometown, I decided to write about … Mom and her hometown. I’m headed up to Orange City, Iowa, in a few days to partake of the … Continue reading

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