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Live: From the Midwest, It’s Conservatism and Apple Pie

Posted in adventures in life, hometown files, inapropriately long posts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on October 12, 2009 by melsanie

Usually I only go back to Wisconsin for the big holidays, Fourth of July and Thanksgiving, but this weekend I returned to the land of cheese because my friends Emily and Luke got married after about 8 years of dating. I was there when they started dating and at almost every step along the way, so it was really exciting to see them finally get hitched.  I’ve never been home in the fall so I also got my fill of apples, comfort food and a hefty amount of conservative talk–because nothing says Autumn like denouncing gay marriage and mashed potatoes. Hand in hand, really. Continue reading

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