FARGO – Falling an inch or so below “average” height, I always seem to end up with more pant than leg. Style Snaps, a no-sew “snap and hem solution” seemed like the answer to my shortness.
I joked on Facebook that my husband and I had decided to capitalize on our toddler son’s destructive capabilities. We’d market him as a weapon of mass destruction. Enemy forces would never see him coming.
MOORHEAD – Nancy Leier broke out of her art-making ritual when she created the tea set now on display in the multimedia art exhibition “A Woman’s Perspective on Ritual.”
It seems anytime I specially buy ingredients for a new recipe, I forget to take stock of the pantry staples I assume I have on hand.
Then, there I am with a bubbling pot or full mixing bowl and an empty container in hand.
Throughout our 14-plus years together, my husband has given me a dozen roses, dozens of times. Some were sent by florists, others delivered in person. I still remember his first gift of flowers: Two red roses and one pink, to represent the two and a half months we’d been dating.
DILWORTH - At age 23, Clifford Bjerke’s mother was worried he’d become an old bachelor. So she sent him down the road to visit young Mildred Warwick, the only girl she knew worth marrying.
FARGO - With arms exalted and intertwined, legs touching and bent, two become Warrior One.
Couple or partner yoga classes are often offered around Valentine’s Day.
FARGO - We all struggle. Intellectually, emotionally, physically.
We struggle to understand. We struggle to make ends meet. We struggle through an excruciating workout, or cancer treatment.
I applied for my first credit card, a MasterCard, shortly before starting my freshman year of college. My limit was $200. The first time I used it was that spring break, to buy a shirt. I still have the card in my wallet, nearly 15 years later.
FARGO - Those slim rectangles of plastic in your wallet are actually double-edged swords.
Credit cards can be useful financial tools – to build a credit score and earn cash-back rewards – but only when used judiciously. Otherwise it can be easy to fall into their traps, financial experts say.
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