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26.2...A "marathon" of words!
I have photographed the Fargo Marathon for the last few years. The experience of quickly moving from location to location to photograph runners and the stuff they go through is amazing. What is more a...
5/21/13 at 10:54 AM
Searching for Persephone
Searching for Persephone In the old stories told by the Greeks, one stands out for its anguish in the parting of a mother and daughter. This is the story of Persephone and Demeter. Demeter (whom the R...
4/26/13 at 2:13 AM
150 and counting
Today marks the 150th day with at least 1 inch of snow on the ground this cold season. This is only the 5th time on record that Fargo Moorhead has recorded at least 150 days of snow cover. As a refe...
4/24/13 at 10:44 AM Six Months of Winter and Counting 4/5/13 at 10:14 AM
The Ides of March Storms 3/11/13 at 10:57 AM
Day 16: Wet Wednesday
For day 16 of the Style Inspires Poetry Challenge, I planned on wearing my fuchsia top with my white eyelet jacket and my black ballet flats. That was until I looked out the window and saw snow ... ag...
4/17/13 at 9:54 PM Day 12 & Day 13: Wishing for warmer weather 4/15/13 at 10:24 PM
Day 10: Fly away with me 4/11/13 at 12:37 PM
How to Get a Moment Alone....Or Not
Inspiration has been slim to nil lately. I am falling into some doldrums and finding it hard to climb out. In a bid at positivity, I am blaming the blues that can't help but creep in as winter storm w...
4/15/13 at 8:50 AM
The word from the National Weather Service is that a wallop is coming our way. This looks like one that the whole state will be able to "enjoy" - well, yippee ki yay. Just what all us North Dakota fol...
4/13/13 at 11:30 PM Feel twice as smart... 3/11/13 at 11:20 AM
Springing forward... 3/10/13 at 11:06 PM
Renewed hunger for life
My storage tank of column ideas was empty until last night. I had a good dream that made me think; which then made me write-which brings us to the business at hand. I had a friend die a few years ago...
4/5/13 at 7:21 AM Rural Reflections Radio 3/28/13 at 10:46 AM
Die winter, die 3/23/13 at 6:06 AM
Done For The Season
Unfortunately, we have to cancel the races for Saturday, April 6 due to aschedulingconflict with the race facilities. With that said, the 2012/2013 RRKC Winter Dirt Track Series is complete for the se...
4/2/13 at 8:16 PM 2013 RRKC Schedule 4/2/13 at 8:13 PM
Cancelled/Re-scheduled 3/15/13 at 12:28 PM
What a difference a year makes
The temperature hovered near 0 degrees Tuesday morning, and I couldnt help but think back on what Id been doing a year to the day earlier. On March 26, 2012, two friends and I launched my boat at the...
3/28/13 at 3:15 PM Going to the snow 1/28/13 at 11:54 AM
Saying goodbye to winter 3/12/12 at 11:21 AM
For those of us in the Midwest, specifically North Dakota and Minnesota, this week has been hard. After a few weeks of mild temperatures that lulled us into thinking that winter had finally left us, o...
3/21/13 at 7:00 AM We are Like the Weather 3/20/13 at 7:03 AM
A Coat, Boots, and a Grown Up 2/11/13 at 9:15 AM
Winter Driving, Prepare
Do you have an emergency car or winter storm kit? These make great gifts for family and friends. This kit should include the following: blanket or sleeping bag coffee can with a cover for emergency...
3/10/13 at 7:54 AM Black Ice Fall Can Be Very Dangerous 11/23/10 at 7:53 AM
Winter in Duluth, MN, May 7th, 2010 5/7/10 at 2:27 PM
Battles on Ice: Continuing the outdoor hockey trend
TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska, will host the Mutual of Omaha Battles on Ice, an outdoor hockey doubleheader later today. First on the schedule, the Omaha Lancers take on their USHL rival, th...
2/9/13 at 6:00 AM
What SheSays: Beating the winter blues
January and February are the toughest months of winter for those suffering the effects of seasonal affective disorder. Forum videographer LaurelLee Loftsgaard, SheSays Editor Heidi Shaffer and columni...
2/6/13 at 9:52 PM
I was sick for a couple weeks and missed a lot of opportunities to ride outside. There were days when the weather (for Minnesota in late January) was pretty nice, but I was coughing too much or too ...
2/6/13 at 9:14 PM Snow mainly after 1 p.m. Right 1/16/13 at 9:33 PM
Winter Bike Expo 12/6/12 at 4:29 PM
Rationalizing our way through winter
Winters on the Upper Midwest are almost always cold, and sometimes bitterly so. It's just the way life is. Many of us use little mental tricks to help us get through winter.. Sometimes our tricks, ou...
1/28/13 at 10:01 AM It's the Arctic what? 2/23/12 at 3:44 PM