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A Very Long Ride

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/03/03Apr20-Pony-Express-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Bronco Charlie was a great horse rider.  He will forever hold a place in history as the youngest man to…

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Grabbing the Horse By the Tail

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/03/02Apr20-Pony-Express-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you were witnessing a historic event, you might try to take a picture, or grab a memento to remember…

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The Express Mail of the Day

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/03/01Apr20-Pony-Express-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)160 years ago, this was express mail.  It was much slower and much more expensive that what we have today,…

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Where Rails Came to an End

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/03/31Mar20-Pony-Express-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Before railroads had tracks that traversed the entire nation, there was a place the rail lines came to an end. …

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Christmas at the Chateau

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/23Dec19-Shakespeare-Chateau-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some homeowners may decide to open their doors to guests and create a bed and breakfast.  This owner did so. …

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Expensive Wallpaper

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/20Dec19-Shakespeare-Chateau-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)I recently had a lady suggest that I should wallpaper one of the rooms in my home.  In fact, she…

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A Trip to St. Joseph, Missouri’s Millionaires Row

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/19Dec19-Shakespeare-Chateau-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)A few years ago, a trip down Hall Street in St. Joseph, Missouri might have been depressing, with old homes…

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Life Saving Milk

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/18Dec19-Antartica-Cows-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s a story hard to believe, yet it is true.  Four milk cows made a trip all the way to…

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Christmas at The Chateau

Some homeowners may decide to open their doors to guests and create a bed and breakfast.  This owner did so.  Her residence not only has…

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A Man and His Sandwich Scoring

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/26Nov19-McRib-Tom-Brand-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Competitors get scores in the Olympic games – so why not give scores in other areas of life?  For this…

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An Expert On A Once-In-A-While Sandwich

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/11/25Nov19-McRib-Tom-Brand-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)What’s your favorite sandwich?  That’s an easy question for today’s guest.  He’s an expert on a sandwich that only shows…

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An Organization for Truck Stops

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/30Aug19-Deluxe-Truck-Stop-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)There’s an association for just about everything, so it should not be a surprise there is an organization for truck…

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The Rabbi at the Truck Stop

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/29Aug19-Deluxe-Truck-Stop-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)We’ve probably all seen Kosher foods in the grocery store which means those foods have been handled in accordance with…

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The Odor in the Trailer

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/28Aug19-Deluxe-Truck-Stop-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)There are plenty of odors that will drive you away – after all that’s how a skunk protects itself.  But…

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A Deluxe Truck Stop

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/27Aug19-Deluxe-Truck-Stop-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Folks in the four-state area of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, and beyond may know of a single truck stop that…

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A Career That Brings Romance

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/26Apr18-Cherry-Mash-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Barry Yantis’ family has been in this family business since the days of World War II.  It’s a career that…

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The 100th Birthday of a Candy Bar

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/25Apr18-Cherry-Mash-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When you rank candy bars by the date they were first introduced, this would be the third oldest in the…

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A Mercantile Company That Invented

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/24Apr18-Cherry-Mash-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It was in 1876 a new mercantile company began business.  It may not sound that significant if not for one…

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Preparing for a Crowd of Thousands

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/18May17-Solar-Eclipse-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)St. Joseph, Missouri is a town of about 75,000 people.  However, this August, there are estimates that up to a…

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Star-Gazing In the Afternoon

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/17May17-Solar-Eclipse-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)God willing, I know where I will be at 1PM on August 21st.  I’ll be outside our home looking at…

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