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Trundlebed Tales host Sarah S. Uthoff will look at Laura Ingalls Wilder and other classic children's literature and social history including historic foodways and one-room schools.

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Today we're going to celebrate World Read Aloud Day by reading part of Mother West Wind's Children by Thornton W. Burgess. We're picking up from our 10 minute episodes last year where we were testing microphones. This time... more

Join us for our annual Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday party. Every year we ask people to call in and tell us their Laura story. This year we're coming back after 2 years where we didn't get it done. (Time 1 was interrupted by a Disney trip and... more

It's a month of birthdays with Laura and Almanzo and Pa and Ma's anniversary. We've got news from several of the homesites including the Mansfield museum coming down, Tessa Flak leaving De Smet, and events coming up this summer.

Today Travel Times looks at fans of one of the best history mysteries - What happened on Oak Island? It's an island in the north North Atlantic and SOMETHING happened there. We don't know what. We don't know when. But... more

What happened in Laura Ingalls Wilder fandom during 2020? It was Carrie Ingalls 150th birthday so lots of things were planned, but with COVID almost all of them were canceled. Laura people became another kind of pioneer, a digital... more

This month we've got birthdays, documentary news, and more as we look back to December and on to January and February.

Join Drew Uthoff as he joins host Sarah S. Uthoff to talk about winterizing his new car. Drew is a new driver and has gotten some things for his new car for Christmas and he's going to learn what to use them for. Check out what he's... more

I did one episode about this trip with everyone and thought that would be it. However, since about the middle of July my schedule has been unpredictable and I had time this morning so I thought I'd go ahead and talk about my trip... more

The COVID pandemic has moved a bunch of conferences online. How are online conferenes different from live ones? Are they worth it? What are they like? Should you attend?

This summer we only have one Laura Ingalls Wilder event scheduled this summer and it was on August 1st at the Little House on the Prairie Museum site in Independence, KS. Then we'll check in on what events are still scheduled for this... more

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