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In my last column I wrote about my experiences during the American Council for the Blind in Minneapolis. I left that conference mid-week, saying good bye to my brother and his wife, and headed up to … more
Too many American business people these days have forgotten the lessons of Henry Ford. He was the founder of Ford Motors and he recognized a key fact of both human nature and business that helped him … more
This week I’m hanging out in downtown Minneapolis at the Hyatt Regency hotel, mingling with an extraordinary pack of beautiful, smart, well-behaved canines, all guide dogs, attending the convention … more
Every week we get hundreds of press releases from groups and companies around the country, typically sent in the offhand hope that their promotional message will make their way into at least a few … more
There was a time, not long ago, when folks in our area relied heavily on locally-produced foods. We may have a short growing season here, but that didn’t stop farmers from producing the food that … more
As long as my memory serves, I’ve been an avid reader. I have no memory of reading painfully slowly, struggling with phonics, frustrated with the meanings or pronunciation of words except when I … more
In the copper-nickel mining debate, everyone says they agree on the need to protect our water. But whether we can have copper-nickel mines in one of the planet’s most water-rich environments and … more
Sometimes I feel like I’m spinning around in the middle of an extremely NOISY world with my hands over my ears, screaming for some quiet. In the real world that I share with others, I’m more … more
Once again, the summer season is approaching in our northern corner of the state. Last weekend brought the influx of fisher-folks, many anxious to be up in our beautiful area and away from the metro … more
For the past 14 years, our Cook-Orr Editor Tom Klein has been an integral part of the Timberjay’s editorial staff. His official title, while limited to Cook and Orr, didn’t express the breadth of … more
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