Bear with me

Is it possible I am part bear? Every fall I get the urge to eat a lot and take a nap until spring. Am I alone in this? Are there others like me? Each December I also get the urge...

Turn on the heat!

We want to get our summer of fun underway! This week so far has been way too cool (do I dare admit that Monday I was downright COLD??) to open our pool but keep watching. The forecast will be...
As I typed another obituary this week, I was struck by the familiar names. Although I had never met the recently departed person, I knew the names of his family members. They are on the subscription list I print...

Fall hunting has begun

I posted on Facebook Tuesday morning that I didn’t have a column ready for this week’s paper and deadline was closing in on me. My fellow Warroad High School alum, Shawn Lockrem suggested the “pheasant opener” would be a...
...on the north side of town…find your swimsuit and just come around! It's our big week-end to celebrate US…with all of our families and friends…” Come Shake Your Tail Feathers”…EGG-stravaganza Days are almost here! Our celebration kicks off at our...
Recently, I took my girls to the 4-H annual Cabin Fever Day at GSL High School. They attended a science session and an art session. Some of the experiments and projects lead me to start thinking about coloring Easter...

Confession of a technophobe

I am hopelessly out of touch with the times. When I was a teen, I loved to listen to the year-end review of #1 hits on the music charts. It was an afternoon of music  that was familiar to me....
Finding a connection to our past, seems to be important to us as a human race. We tell  and write stories of our history. We keep photo albums and scrapbooks. We research our family tree. And my favorite of...
’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, my even my mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The children were nestled all snug...

SUMMER’S LAST GASP!

Well, if last week, we celebrated "Summer's Last HURRAH," then this week, although it is sad, but also very, very true, we are now enjoying SUMMER'S LAST GASP—and unfortunately even CPR won't work to save it from ending. So...