Post 61: Quarantine!

Post 61: Quarantine!

January 19 – FAIR “Alicia catches Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. Everyone else is quarantined. Laura brings Alicia some berries and later comes down with poison ivy but thinks it’s the fever. Alicia gets well & all’s well that ends well like Ma always says!”   From Tracy – This is the perfect LHOP episode for the pandemic weirdness we’re going through right now. And dammit, it’s just a great episode. There’s action AND tear-jerking scenes in this badger. Just go get the box of Kleenex right now — that is if you haven’t used up your supply on wiping your bottom. So much of what’s going on right now worldwide is going on in Walnut Grove in this episode. School closures! Crankiness! And people putting themselves at risk for coffee, booze, fishing...

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Post 60: It’s Official: This Blog Is Nellie and Almonzo Approved!

Post 60: It’s Official: This Blog Is Nellie and Almonzo Approved!

From Anne – Perhaps an odd question for this blogger to ask, but: why just watch Little House, when you can live it? That’s right, while my eighth-grade peers were getting their first hickeys, I was running around in a self-styled sunbonnet with my cousins Tera and Amber down in the forested ravine across the street from our house Hendricks County, Indiana. My cousins loved LHOP as much as I did, and I couldn’t wait till they visited so we could escape to “the creek,” as we called it, to get our Little House on. If memory serves, I was Ma, Tera was Laura, Amber was Nellie and my ‘lil brother Kurt was Willie. So what if we were missing half the cast? In 2007, I persuaded my husband to purchase “the creek” acreage so I can have a nature fix and keep acting...

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