Happy New Year and I hope 2015 is a great year for everyone. Remember to turn to Trundlebed Tales in all its forms to keep up to date on Laura Ingalls Wilder, one-room schools, historic foodways, children’s literature, and social history.
The photo above is straight from the banks of Plum Creek in Walnut Grove, Minnesota. I had gone wading and these are my footprints after climbing out on what’s labeled as the Big Rock. I’ve tried wading in other streams, but none of them are as nice as this one the sandy bottom and tiny little fish nibbling on your feet. The only problem is that spring flooding makes trees fall across it and digs out unexpected holes you can fall into.
Always wanted to go wading in Plum Creek? Take a look:
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