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The ''Frontier'' folks readjust to civilization

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Frontier House

The words ”PBS” and ”hit” don’t often turn up in the same sentence. But the net staked its claim with the April 29-May 1 miniseries ”Frontier House,” which plunked three families in Montana with 1883 technology for five months. How are the homesteaders readjusting to 2002?

LOVE LINE ”If I knew they were going to show my dirty laundry instead of me DOING dirty laundry, I’d have been a bit more careful,” says Karen Glenn of her strained relationship with hubby Mark. ”We didn’t get along as bad as they made it look,” says Karen, ”but we both made major decisions.” Mark has moved out of the Tennessee home they shared with her two kids from her first marriage; he plans to return to pioneer life in Montana. Says Karen: ”Oh, grow up!” Meanwhile, Nate and Kristen Brooks, who wed on the frontier, live in Berkeley, Calif.