OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Worthington in the News
Lately, southwest Minnesota has cropped up a lot in a variety of online locales. Here are a few instances:
An article from the Pioneer Press featuring Gary Crippen, a retired appellate judge, who... Posted on 1/20/10 at 1:00 PM
WORTHINGTON — Christmas is a time for twice-told and thrice-told tales. Oh, and even more. How many times through the passing of 20 centuries do you guess the story of the birth of Christ in the stable at Bethlehem has been told? This would be a total beyond comprehension.
WORTHINGTON — As we carry our flowers to graves this weekend none of us is heard grumbling, “Been here, done this. I won’t be back.” It is our intent to make that prickling walk to the gravesites again and again.
MINNEAPOLIS — Best & Flanagan LLP has announced that attorney Sarah E. Crippen has received the distinction of MSBA Board Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association.
WORTHINGTON — I never have known a Bolivian or a Bulgarian. I can’t speak about people in Bolivia or Bulgaria. Speaking of Americans — I know quite a few of those. I think Americans always need to be afraid of something. It is our heritage.
WORTHINGTON — When you get above age 30, people sometimes ask you about things you remember that are not often seen any longer. Or maybe it is when you get above 40. You know what I am talking about. I even have people ask me about such things.
WORTHINGTON — The first guitar music I ever knew came with cowboy movies, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers at the Grand Theater. “I’m back in the saddle again, out where a friend is a friend …”
Cowboy shows were rated B-movies. I heard people say guitars were B-instruments.
WORTHINGTON — The wedding has come and gone. No invitation.
Her royal highness, Victoria, crown princess of Sweden and heir to Sweden’s throne, was married June 16 to her physical trainer, Daniel Westling, a commoner, as it is said. Daniel no doubt has great hands. Victoria’s secret
Adolf Hitler “is a real friend of the common man in Germany.” Adolf Hitler “has done more for the German people … than any past or present ruler in Europe.” Herr Hitler “walks quite democratically down the street, and men and women stop in their tasks to look, smile and shout the equivalent of ‘Hi there, Hitler!’”
If you are keeping a list, there is one more reason for drinking coffee or, at least, for having coffee close at hand. If you should be called to help with a horse brought down by encephalitis — sleeping sickness — you will need coffee.
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