I read an article from the St. Paul Pioneer Press via the Brainerd Dispatch recently that I’m feeling the need to talk back to. The article is called “Antiques dealers … Continue reading Who Needs 10 Sets of Dishes?
If the current election season teaches us nothing else, it’s gob-smackingly obvious that we need to revamp our election system. With a polarized electorate caused by having only two major … Continue reading 9 Ideas for Revamping U.S. Elections
Last Saturday, September 10, 2016, our daughter Olivia married a kind, sweet young man named Eric. Because his name is Eric and my hubby’s name is Erik, I’ve taken … Continue reading Lessons from a Wedding
I woke to a major thunderstorm this morning. It is the end of August. Growing up in central Minnesota, you become accustomed to general weather patterns. Sure, some winters are … Continue reading Climate Change in Central Minnesota
Testing, testing, 1,2,3. Here is our kitty, Stinky, the sweetest cat ever and the last cat standing in our household. We had 3 geriatric cats, a twenty year old, a … Continue reading Test Kitty
Every year, for as long as we have been in this house (20+ years), probably longer, the grape vines, which seem to originate at the back of the yard near … Continue reading The Grape Vines Have Taken Over
When I went online this evening, I checked out Google News, as I often do, just to get a handle on the major news of the day. Under the section … Continue reading Surely the News Isn’t All This Bad