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The Estate Tax Bill
The federal government will not accept a percentage of your estate as payment for your estate tax bill. Instead, your estate tax bill must be paid in cash, and it must be paid within nine months after...
2/25/14 at 5:35 PM Naming an IRA Beneficiary 2/13/14 at 7:09 PM
An Income Annuity Solution 2/9/14 at 5:13 PM
Lots to talk about! (Meaning, it's a LONG post!)
Warning: This post is going to be filled with LOTS of pictures! First things firstI RAN! It was slow, but I didn't even care. IT. WAS. AWESOME! This was my first run since January 28 - nearly o...
2/22/14 at 10:06 AM Valentine's race, training, injection and a night out on the town 2/10/14 at 4:06 PM
What's been going on... 2/6/14 at 9:07 PM
Ag is mostly, but not only, about making money
Farming is first and foremost about making money. Earning as much profit as possible, in an environmentally prudent and sustainable way, is the driving factor in modern agriculture. If you live in a f...
8/12/13 at 10:35 AM
I'm Not Lost, I'm Differently Positioned
If you haven't heard from me for awhile and you wonder where I've been, this is a good time to re-mention that I have changed my name from Middle Aged Plague to This Woman Writes. You can find, and f...
6/12/13 at 7:04 PM Honesty -- It's Still a Lonely Word 1/24/13 at 5:31 PM
If Pumpkins Were Money, I'd Be Rich 1/17/13 at 5:21 PM
A health scare, but not enough to change their ways
A heart attack or a cancer diagnosis is usually life-changing, yet many people do little afterwards to alter their lifestyle or behavior in ways that might reduce their future risk. Various studies h...
5/28/13 at 11:22 AM The younger generation: more stressed, less healthy? 7/20/12 at 11:21 AM
You're sick and it's all your fault 11/18/11 at 12:35 PM
Worst Movies Ever?
I watched the infamous "Birdemic" over the weekend. Yes, I did this on purpose. No, I'm not a glutton for punishment. The movie was probably one of the worst movies I've ever seen, even though I've s...
2/18/13 at 4:11 PM Oh No! Civilization Is Totally Coming to an End! 1/14/13 at 9:00 AM
The Weirdness That Is Gangnam Style 1/8/13 at 2:27 PM
Changing Your Life
Two out of every three Americans are either overweight or obese. Thats a lot of people! If we are one of these larger Americans, what can we do about it; losing weight is not an easy process. I bel...
11/27/12 at 8:30 PM
Educators "Go Wild with Health"
Several educators and community members from the Fargo area learned how to promote school, community and personal healthy lifestyle concepts at the 26th annual Roughrider Health Promotion Conference,...
6/11/12 at 10:50 AM
Avoiding Lifestyle Inflation
When my wife and I first got married, we lived on a meager income. We lived in a run-down two bedroom apartment and ate Hamburger Helper more than Id care to admit. We managed to get by and live a hap...
5/25/12 at 1:55 AM
Her home is her palace.
I love Robin Allebachs attitude. Her home is her palace and her palace is 324 square feet. Robin has one of those little square houses I love so. Tammy Swift of The Forum wrote a lovely article about ...
12/8/11 at 6:00 PM
Medcenter One Pediatrician helps Boy Scouts get fit
This summer, Dr. Stephen McDonough, a pediatrician at Medcenter One, was one of 16 national Boy Scout leaders to complete the Walk the Walk initiative, as he earned the Presidents Active Lifestyle A...
8/22/11 at 4:31 PM
Healthy habits reduce breast cancer risk between mothers and daughters
Mothers and daughters nationwide are beating the odds of developing hereditary breast cancer. The American Cancer Society says that five to 10 percent of breast cancer cases are caused by gene defects...
3/28/11 at 7:25 PM
NDSU Pheasants Forever March 26 banquet
When it comes to conservation organizations, events and fundraisers. I'm not partial. There aren't any I can think of that I won't support. The benefits to conservation are not specific to the organiz...
3/19/11 at 6:46 AM
Talkin' turkey 2010
In this mornings Daily Globe, subscribers to the print edition will find the annual King Turkey Day special section. For the past several years, weve used that section to take a look back at the rich...
9/13/10 at 2:00 AM Football Fare II 2/4/10 at 4:00 AM
Soup's on 1/5/10 at 4:00 AM
Jonesing for Joe
As Thanksgiving approaches, I’d like to give an early shout-out to coffee for keeping me awake and alert (somewhat, anyway) throughout each day. For the first 25 years or so of my life, I don&rs...
11/18/09 at 11:04 AM