Tag Archives: Cedar Creek

Small-Town July 4th

Cedar Creek, Nebraska (pop. 300) has its own parade on July 4th.  Unpretentious, spontaneous, last-minute entries, no rules and no politicians make it fun for all ages.  The parade winds around the four nearby lakes of summer homes, so no … Continue reading

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A local watering hole with a rope tied to high branch of a nearby tree is about all you need to escape the summer heat and have fun doing it. Who cares if it’s a 100 degrees? Thought for the Day: … Continue reading

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Doing a handstand on the floating dock at the family lake house in Cedar Creek, this eighth grader looks pretty steady. Thought for the Day:  Practice makes perfect!  

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Donald Trump

Donald Trump, the GOP’s presumptive  nominee for president, showed up in the Independence Day parade in Cedar Creek, NE.  Riding in the back of an unadorned black pickup truck, he was in stark contrast to the other festive, red-white-blue entrants. (shown … Continue reading

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Labor Day

Labor Day marks the end of summer although most schools have already been open for weeks.  It’s the unofficial end of this year’s water sports: swimming, boating, surfing (in Nebraska?), tubing, skiing, etc. My six year-old grandson wanted “one more swing” on … Continue reading

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