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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.

Click to view video on CNN iReport.

Screen Shot of CNN iReport with Jannet Walsh

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.

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


Watch this video at CNN iReport

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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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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Murdock woman scheduled for Clark Howard Show

In areavoices, Blogging, Career Coach, Catholic, displaced worker, Family, iphone, Laid Off, layoff, Litchfield, Minnesota, Money, Murdock, nation, news, state, State of Unemployment, unemployed, Video, wctrib.com, Willmar on January 18, 2012 at 1:09 pm

Jan. 18, 2012
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota


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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Using Linkedin for job search?

In areavoices, business, Career Coach, community, displaced worker, employee, Jannet Walsh, Job, Minnesota, Minnesota Native Daughter, Money, multimedia, Murdock, nation, news on January 12, 2012 at 9:35 am

Jan. 12, 2012
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

Are you using Linkedin to search for work? How’s that going?

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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Food video posted!

In areavoices, Blogging, blogs, employee, Family, Food, Foodie, Health, Laid Off, layoff, Minnesota, Minnesota Native Daughter, Money, Murdock, Murdock news, nation, news, state, taste, unemployed, wctrib.com, World on January 5, 2012 at 8:15 am

Jan. 5, 2012
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

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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Featured iReporter on CNN promo!

In displaced worker, employee, Family, iphone, Jannet Walsh, Job, Laid Off, layoff, Life, Local, Minnesota, Minnesota Native Daughter, Money, multimedia, Murdock, nation, news, region, state, State of Unemployment, unemployed, Whitehouse, Willmar, Workforce, World on January 4, 2012 at 2:33 pm

Jan. 4, 2012
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

I do displaced worker up right with the help of CNN!

Ok, something is wrong with the statement above. First, displaced worker, the nice wording for unemployed or laid off worker, has a confusing sound to it, but I have been featured on CNN several times in a promotional video related to our nation’s election called America’s Choice.

I have a great work history, and returned home to Minnesota just over a year ago to be with my mother before she died and help my aunt in another nursing home. I found a job, but was laid off as the position was eliminated. Click to view my professional profile.

The year 2011 brought challenges. This year, 2012, I’m ready for opportunties!

Click to view CNN iReport with Jannet Walsh as a featured CNN iReporter.

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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Christmas Day carols, gifts and more

In areavoices, Blogging, Catholic, Christmas, extra, Family, farm, Genealogy, Laid Off, Life, Local, Minnesota, Minnesota Native Daughter, Murdock, nation, news, region, state, Uncategorized, wctrib.com on December 26, 2011 at 1:25 am

Dec. 26, 2011
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

Click here to view CNN iReport video from Christmas Day 2011 from my family opening gifts and signing carols.

Christmas Day 2011 celebrations.

Christmas Tribute
A Christmas carol video is posted with my late mother Margaret I. Walsh of Litchfield, Minnesota, along with me, singing “Silent Night” last Christmas. It was recorded with my iPhone.
Click here to view video on CNN iReport and read the full story.


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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Greek Yogurt made in crockpot

In Blogging, Health, iphone, Jannet Walsh, Laid Off, Life, Local, lrish Catholic, Minnesota, Minnesota Native Daughter, Money, Murdock, Murdock news, nation, news, region, rural, Uncategorized, Willmar, World on December 22, 2011 at 7:17 pm

Dec. 22, 2011
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

Home made Greek Yogurt by Jannet Walsh, Minnesota Native Daughter.


I made my first successful batch of yogurt, Greek style, the thick type with less liquid, on the stove top and finished it off in a crockpot. Click to view video posted on Minnesota Native Daughter. Here is one of the links I got my ideas for the experiment.

I will update with a video on how to remove the whey to make the thicker yogurt, called Greek Yogurt.

Christmas Tribute
A Christmas carol video is posted with my late mother Margaret I. Walsh of Litchfield, Minnesota, along with me, singing “Silent Night” last Christmas. It was recorded with my iPhone.
Click here to view video on CNN iReport and read the full story.


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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Celebrating 94 years

In areavoices, Family, Genealogy, lrish Catholic, Minnesota, Minnesota Native Daughter, Money, Murdock, Murdock news, nation, news, region, wctrib.com, Weather, Willmar on December 17, 2011 at 8:35 pm

Dec. 17, 2011
By Jannet Walsh
Murdock, Minnesota

My aunt Margaret Walsh at her 94th birthday party.


My aunt, Margaret Walsh of Murdock, not to be confused with my late mother, Margaret Walsh, just celebrated her 94th birthday this week with a small party, complete with a cake and candles. Take a look at her cake!


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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