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"Walking Beans Wasn't Something You Did With Your Dog"

Rural remembrances: Writers share memories in regional anthology

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EVERLY, Iowa -- Jean Tennant took on the editor's role for "Walking Beans Wasn't Something You Did With Your Dog," an anthology about growing in the Midwest. Even though she's a prolific and well-published writer, Jean was disqualified from including one of her own stories in the book -- because she grew up in San Diego.


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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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