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It Was Just a Tractor
I can still feel the cold cast iron in my right hand. My brain is still programmed to move my hand without thinking, making me one with a machine that is now long gone. I haven't seen the machine in...
1/13/13 at 7:13 PM Changing Your Life 11/27/12 at 9:30 PM
A Visit from Beyond
Aside from the death of my grandfather some years ago, I have been a very lucky man in the sense that I have never really lost anyone close to me... with one other exception. On July 20th, 2008, my be...
1/11/13 at 11:59 PM Stranded in a Blizzard: How Would You Survive? 1/11/13 at 5:17 PM
Is It Bed Time Yet?
There are days that are just plain exhausting and I find myself counting the minutes until I can put the little ones to bed. Staring at the clock, willing it to change hands I brush the sweat from my ...
1/2/13 at 9:41 AM Fashion vs. BMS (Busy Mom Syndrome) 12/12/12 at 9:19 AM
Exciting Update – New Category – New Contributor! 10/3/12 at 4:49 PM
2012 - A Year in Review
The second year of the second century of Scouting is drawing to a close. How exciting to be part of a relevant, dynamic organization that does so much good for kids, families and communities. First a...
12/31/12 at 4:43 PM Historic Day for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council 8/15/12 at 5:12 PM
Service Learning has been around for 100 years! 10/2/09 at 11:38 AM
Ring in the New Year with a Financial Check Up
At the time of writing this post, we are all poised to careen over the fiscal cliff. The White House and Congress are entrenched in their positions and it is we, the taxpayers, who stand to lose in th...
12/31/12 at 9:21 AM
Christmas No. 1: Sweater dress and patterned tights
Yesterday, I celebrated my first of three Christmases this year. I wore a red sweater dress and black and white Christmas tights. My favorite part of Christmas is getting all dressed up in red, green...
12/28/12 at 8:28 PM Day 22: My commitment to connect 12/5/12 at 9:38 PM
Day 6: Keeping it comfy 11/19/12 at 12:05 AM
Christmas Time is a New Plateau
For as long as I can remember, the Christmas season has always resonated something deep within me. As a boy in northern Minnesota, it was Christmas programs at school and church, the music on the rad...
12/22/12 at 10:31 AM Life at a Funeral 11/16/12 at 11:01 AM
Prisons Should be for Protection and Rehabilitation--Not Revenge 8/1/12 at 11:01 AM
GFMEDC Releases Latest Images Fargo Moorhead Magazine, focuses on the quality of life in the region
The GFMEDC recently unveiled Images Fargo Moorhead Magazine, a relocation and economic development guide. It highlights health, education, local flavor and arts and culture in Fargo-Moorhead, providi...
12/14/12 at 11:45 AM
Land of 10,000 Js
I can't be the only one who notices the peculiarities of the license plates all over Dickinson. I've noticed a pattern over the past several months during the routine of driving around town, and of co...
11/15/12 at 11:36 AM
How Much Health Insurance Do I Need?
Many consumers need enough to ensure that if they (or a covered family member) get sick or injured, their household is not footing the entire medical bill. Options for coverage that are available to m...
11/14/12 at 11:27 AM
Last Happy Body/Hot Life blog with a special guest
Chris Linnares is all about empowerment, courage, faith, love and change. She's spoken about those topics all over the world, in all of her blogs and has interviewed a lot of the most influential and ...
11/8/12 at 11:16 PM Staying Confident in Yourself and Rising Above the Criticism 10/11/12 at 8:09 AM
What Is The Single Best Thing We Can Do For Our Health 10/4/12 at 1:15 AM
Quality of Life and End of Life Decisions
In a discussion of neurodegenerative diseases, especially those that appear as late-onset varieties, a question arises about prolonging life and improving quality of life. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosi...
10/24/12 at 10:00 AM
Don't break with the past, learn from it
A short while ago, a relative of mine decided to leave everything behind and move on into the future. By leaving behind her husband of 20 years for a guy she met at a seminar at a university in Wisco...
10/16/12 at 8:34 AM Multi-culture is dead. Is it? 10/22/10 at 12:30 PM
Flickchart - Ep. 71
9/12/12 at 8:06 AM Overrated! - Ep. 70 9/4/12 at 10:38 PM
"Serenity" Review - Ep. 69 8/28/12 at 10:42 PM
I'm kind of in love with Fargo
Our family has been helped so much by the Fargo/Moorhead and surrounding communities. Every opportunity I get, I try to help those who have helped us... DMF Lend A Hand is one local organization we fe...
7/27/12 at 1:19 PM