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July 28, 2010

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Amy @ My Friend Amy

oh my gosh!!!!!!! This is the coolest thing ever! :)

Kristi

OMG, I can't believe there was a LauraPalooza and I MISSED IT! And there was a spelling bee -- I am a huge spelling bee geek!

So very sad. Will there be another one next year?

bermudaonion (Kathy)

What a fun event! Congratulations to Erin for winning the spelling bee!

Katie @ cakes, tea and dreams

Love this! I'm a spelling bee geek too...and I love Laura...and I love Erin's blog! What a magical combination. :)

Melanie

My parents just took several of the grandchildren to DeSmet, and the other set of grandchildren heard how much fun it was so they are going in a few weeks. According to Mom's report it's a wonderful way to spend the day. It wasn't that built up when I went as a child. I've also been to the dugout on the banks of Plum Creek. Very thankful I gre up in the midwest and had so many opportunities.

Trundlebedtales

Right now we planning to hold another Laurapalooza in July 2012. Start planning to attend now.
http://www.beyondlittlehouse.com

Sarah S. Uthoff

Book Club Girl

Sarah, are you planning to hold the next Laurapalooza in Mankato as well?

Mimi

I like her supposed obsession with hats ;)

Erin Blakemore

Thanks everyone, you're so sweet!

Jen, the next event will be held in Mankato at the University of Minnesota like this one...the spot's already been reserved.

Mimi, the cover of Pamela Smith Hill's excellent Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Write's Life features a rad picture of LIW in a hat: http://www.pamelasmithhill.com/images/LIW-AWL_cover.jpg

Robansuefarm

Yes, we are planning on it being in Mankato. Amy Lauters (who wrote The Rediscovered Writings of Rose Wilder Lane) is on the faculty there which facilitated greatly our being able to do a conference on the scale we wanted. So we'll be back in Mankato. :-)

Romance Books

Thanks for sharing this very interesting article!

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