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Meeting my goals on the course
The last blog I wrote was about golf. And how I hoped I wouldn't be horrible. Well, Week 1, that's exactly what happened. I was awful. I shot a 10. And a 9. I hit a house. Went in the water. Lost my...
5/24/13 at 2:12 PM Time for golf 5/14/13 at 5:26 PM
Quite the project 5/2/13 at 5:29 PM
The need to seed
I am a flower girl. No, not the tiny kind that precedes a bride, tossing petals down the wedding aisle. Maybe I should say flower woman. I find delight in planting flowers in the spring and watching t...
5/23/13 at 11:03 AM I Remember Mama —and Grandmama 5/13/13 at 3:58 PM
The full emotional spectrum 4/18/13 at 11:18 AM
Three years ago, I decided to start a garden. After a job in Scotland fell through, I had no job prospects and instead entertained naive illusions of herbs, flowers and vegetables springing up at the ...
5/22/13 at 3:17 PM Community 5/8/13 at 12:01 PM
A Minnesota Parable 4/25/13 at 9:23 AM
Birthdays and spinnerbaits
Imagine a future with more birthdays a future without cancer. It never hurts to dream big! The American Cancer Society is celebrating its 100th birthday May 22 and, with it, the many milestones it ...
5/21/13 at 4:07 PM A (grand) mother’s love 5/9/13 at 10:05 PM
I fought the tree and the tree won 4/29/13 at 7:09 PM
A beautiful day to graduate
To hear my kids deride TV shows targeted at preschoolers these days, you'd think they'd never been preschoolers themselves. But there was a time in their lives, whether they believe it or not, when B...
5/16/13 at 3:30 PM Outside the comfort zone 5/6/13 at 4:05 PM
Trees of our lives 4/23/13 at 4:09 PM
Keeping up with the light
First thought: Oh, great, dancing. Second thought: Oh, great, a dark auditorium. Assigned to shoot practice runs for The Dance Academy's 17th annual spring dance, suffice it to say I didnt jump for j...
5/10/13 at 1:43 PM Olive in the Flesh 4/2/13 at 11:58 PM
Picturing the boom 3/21/13 at 2:00 AM
When a New Yorker meets porkers
Ham it up, ya gotta ham it up, if ya hope ta get by! Ham it up, ya gotta ham it up, ta have a home in our sty! Ham it Up, John Jacobson and John Higgins ROUND LAKE It had been hard enough to get th...
4/30/13 at 4:35 PM Thinking of Boston 4/30/13 at 4:29 PM
Rolls of the dice 4/10/13 at 11:31 AM
One rule change maybe hurting the intergrity of the game
As many know, my favorite sport in the world is hockey. I love to watch it, play it and talk about it with anyone who shares my interest. So it isnt hard to see why I have come to enjoy covering area ...
1/28/13 at 1:41 AM Deck the halls 12/10/12 at 12:07 AM
Playoffs vs. Bowls 11/29/12 at 5:23 PM
Fairy tales and farewells
Here I sit, alone at home on a Friday night writing my hardest blog yet. In three days, Ill be moving to Grand Forks, N.D. to become a TV reporter. You know how most girls grow up dreaming of the day...
11/9/12 at 10:39 PM Lose self-confidence, gain God-confidence 10/28/12 at 6:47 PM
My dessert-free thoughts 10/17/12 at 5:42 PM
I’m on to the next one: Thank you, SW Minnesota
I have three things at my desk that have become permanent fixtures of my work life. My computer background has something related to Chicago to remind me that home is truly where the heart is. Althoug...
9/5/12 at 12:22 AM Sing along with sports 8/27/12 at 3:40 PM
The stories no one wants to write, but must be told 8/15/12 at 7:39 AM