Life in a Northern Town – “Spokes 10-12-19”

“April is the cruelest month”? Clearly T.S. Eliot was never in the Great Plains for a mid-fall blast of cold and snow. And yet… perhaps there’s a little beauty there, too.

Image of a bicycle covered in snow from October 12, 2019

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Author: Martin C. Fredricks IV

Martin C. “Red” Fredricks IV here. I’m husband to an amazing woman who is also my best friend, dad to three outstanding kids, proud Fargoan (North Dakota, that is), veteran messaging strategist/copywriter, blogger and big-time reader. (If you're gonna write good stuff, you have to read good stuff.) A ginger, too (ergo the "Red"). At age 50 I'm a newbie to tattoos - I have three now - but the kind artists at the parlor tell me it's never too late. I like hanging out with my best friend, who also happens to be my wife, watching the kids in their academic and athletic activities, writing, hiking and riding my mountain bike.

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