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New website – Minnesota Native Daughter

In ancestry, Blogging, blogs, displaced worker, employee, Family, Geneabloggers, Genealogy, Laid Off, layoff, Life, Minnesota, Minnesota Native Daughter, Money, region, state, World on January 31, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Jan. 31, 2012
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

In case you missed my earlier blog, I have moved my blog to http://mnnativedaughter.com.  You will be able to find my old blog posts and videos.

My did Minnesota Native Daughter move?  That’s a good question.  I wanted to my own address for Minnesota Native Daughter as my blog continues to grow.

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Jannet Walsh – I am looking for employment opportunites in the Willmar, Minnesota area. Please take a look at my professional profile.
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I am America – Jannet Walsh

In America, Apple, Blogging, blogs, Catholic, Clark Howard, Family, iMovie, iphone, Minnesota, Minnesota Native Daughter, Money, Murdock, nation, news, snow, Video, Weather, Willmar on January 27, 2012 at 10:34 pm

Jan. 27, 2012
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

Click to view video on CNN iReport.

Here is a short story of my family in America. I live in Murdock, Minnesota, population 303, in the same house my father was born. ( I might even be sleeping in the same room he was born in!)

The community was built around the railroad that passes through town.  If you listen closely, you will hear a train in the video.  It’s loud even inside the house.  I’ve heard the trains going through several times when I would call home to Murdock, no matter where in the world I was located!

My father’s family is mainly from Ireland, Scotland and Luxembourg. My mother’s family was from Germany and Prussia. My parented are now buried a short distance from the family house, along with a baby brother, and  many of my ancestors that were pioneers in Minnesota.

I live in central Minnesota in a farming community my father’s family has been a part of since the late 1800s, a colony of mainly poor Irish Catholics started by the late Archbishop John Ireland.  If I remember right, about 2,000 Catholic families were part of the colony in a few settlements in the area.

I read at the Catholic church in De Graff, Minnesota, the people were selected to come to the colony by Archbishop Ireland for the purpose of helping each other  and making a living. (I have to go back to read the description again!)

Also, I am related to many of the people in Murdock.  Oh, we are all related somehow to the pioneers from the colony.

Minnesota was poor in jobs, but rich in land when they arrived.

We are still poor in jobs in Minnesota, with about 175,000 still looking for job in the state, and I am one of them.

One more thing. If my father’s family did not come for the land in Minnesota, I would be saying, I am Canada!  My Irish family first moved to Canada, then to the United States, as did many Irish immigrants.  I’m sure we would be very proud to be in Canada.  Cheer to Canada!

This video was made with the built in camera on my MacBook Air and edited on iMovie.

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Jannet Walsh – I am looking for employment opportunites in the Willmar, Minnesota area. Please take a look at my professional profile.
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Video – Hazardous Weather Outlook in Minnesota

In Blogging, Clark Howard, Family, Minnesota, Minnesota Native Daughter, Money, nation, news, snow, Video, Weather, Willmar on January 27, 2012 at 10:13 am

Jan. 27, 2012
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

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Snow is coming down very fast!  Watch the video and see the hazardous weather outlook for central Minnesota.  Read more about Murdock’s weather.

Got to the National Weather Service to find out the weather conditions for your area.  You can type in your zip code to find out conditions.

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Video – Jannet Walsh talks with Clark Howard!

In Blogging, Clark Howard, Family, Minnesota, Minnesota Native Daughter, Money, Willmar on January 25, 2012 at 10:11 am

Jan. 25, 2012
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

Video – Click to view Clark Howard and iReporters’ Resolution with Jannet Walsh. Go to www.hlntv.com/clark to view more videos from Clark Howard.

Screen shot from CNN of the HLN - Clark Howard Show, Jan. 21 and 22, 2012.

Screen shot from HLN - Clark Howard Show, Jan. 21 and 22, 2012.

 

Jannet Walsh, Minnesota Native Daughter ©2012

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Exported, moved, adios!

In areavoices, Blogging, Career Coach, displaced worker, Minnesota, Money, news on January 21, 2012 at 12:52 am

Jan. 21, 2012
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

If you wish to continue to follow Minnesota Native Daughter, you can find me at my new location. Click here to read more. . .

Hope to see you there soon. It’s going to be a great location as it is my very own website. All of my old posts have already been imported to the new location, with more room to move around.

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Jannet Walsh in a CNN promo video on 2012 election.


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Perfect Pairing: Unemployment and food stamps

In Food, food stamps, Minnesota, Money, nation, news, State of Unemployment on January 20, 2012 at 11:10 pm

Jan. 20, 2012
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

Our economic downturn brings pain and suffering to many, including myself, that have experienced a layoff.

Ok, I’m not going to say where I was laid off from, but you can read my professional profile and learn more about my work history.

My unemployment insurnace will be running out in a week and I hope I will receive an extention. Now it’s time to think about money for food.

I am thinking food stamps might be the perfect pairing for unemployment. Guess I will be able to add myself to the statistics as a food stamp recipient for 2012, if I don’t find a job soon.


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I’ll be on the HLN – Clark Howard Show this weekend, Jan. 21 and 22, 2012.

When to watch from your TV
Saturday and Sunday, 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. Central Time.
Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m. and 12 p.m. Eastern Time.

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Jannet Walsh in a CNN promo video on 2012 election.


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Jannet Walsh – I am looking for employment opportunites in the Willmar, Minnesota area. Please take a look at my professional profile.
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Clark Howard Show – One day until show time!

In areavoices, Blogging, displaced worker, employee, Family, Laid Off, layoff, Life, Minnesota, Minnesota Native Daughter, Money, region, state, World on January 20, 2012 at 8:16 am

Jan. 20, 2012
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota


View this video at CNN iReport
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I’ll be on the HLN – Clark Howard Show this weekend, Jan. 21 and 22, 2012.

When to watch from your TV
Saturday and Sunday, 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. Central Time.
Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m. and 12 p.m. Eastern Time.

Click here is my Linkedin professional profile.

Jannet Walsh in a CNN promo video on 2012 election.


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Jannet Walsh – I am looking for employment opportunites in the Willmar, Minnesota area. Please take a look at my professional profile.
Contact: Jannet Walsh at jannetwalsh@gmail.com

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MN Unemployment Insurance problems

In Apple, areavoices, Blogging, Career Coach, Family, iMovie, iphone, Jannet Walsh, Laid Off, layoff, Life, Local, Minnesota, Minnesota Native Daughter, Murdock, nation, news, state, State of Unemployment, unemployed, Vlogging, wctrib.com, Weather, Willmar, World on January 19, 2012 at 8:15 am

Jan. 19, 2012
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota


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I’ll be on the HLN – Clark Howard Show this weekend, Jan. 21 and 22, 2012.

When to watch from your TV
Saturday and Sunday, 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. Central Time.
Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m. and 12 p.m. Eastern Time.

Click here is my Linkedin professional profile.

Jannet Walsh in a CNN promo video on 2012 election.


Click here to see Jannet Walsh featured in a CNN promotional video.

Jannet Walsh – I am looking for employment opportunites in the Willmar, Minnesota area. Please take a look at my professional profile.
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Problems with Minn. Unemployment Insurance

In areavoices, blogs, employee, Laid Off, layoff, Local, Minnesota, Murdock, Murdock news, news on January 18, 2012 at 8:57 pm

Jan. 18, 2012
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

I’ll be on the HLN – Clark Howard Show this weekend, Jan. 21 and 22, 2012.

When to watch from your TV
Saturday and Sunday, 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. Central Time.
Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m. and 12 p.m. Eastern Time.

Click here is my Linkedin professional profile.

Jannet Walsh in a CNN promo video on 2012 election.


Click here to see Jannet Walsh featured in a CNN promotional video.

Jannet Walsh – I am looking for employment opportunites in the Willmar, Minnesota area. Please take a look at my professional profile.
Contact: Jannet Walsh at jannetwalsh@gmail.com

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Wind Chill -24F

In Minnesota, wctrib.com, Weather, Westie, Willmar on January 18, 2012 at 6:06 pm

Jan. 18, 2012
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

If you are in the Murdock, Minn., area or any cold place, please use caution when you are outside. The wind temperature is how cold people and animals feel when outside, accoding to the National Weather Serivce.

At this moment of posting this blog, the current tempature is 0F, but the air feels colder becuase of the wind chill temperature, -24F.

Now I have to go out and walk dog! Oh, my! It will be a quick walk.

Baking duties - Watching for anything that drops on floor is my dog Andrew. Jannet Walsh©2012


View this video at CNN iReport
Please watch my video to find out more about my exciting news!

I’ll be on the HLN – Clark Howard Show this weekend, Jan. 21 and 22, 2012.

When to watch from your TV
Saturday and Sunday, 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. Central Time.
Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m. and 12 p.m. Eastern Time.

Click here is my Linkedin professional profile.

Jannet Walsh in a CNN promo video on 2012 election.


Click here to see Jannet Walsh featured in a CNN promotional video.

Jannet Walsh – I am looking for employment opportunites in the Willmar, Minnesota area. Please take a look at my professional profile.
Contact: Jannet Walsh at jannetwalsh@gmail.com

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