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Having lived as a backwoods homesteader for the past 32 years, I figured there wasn’t much I didn’t already know about the lifestyle. But there’s always something new to learn, and that was … more
Lately, my mind has been preoccupied with thoughts of healthy food. How could it not be with the abundance growing all around us? My modest vegetable gardens of raised beds and containers can still … more
“You can’t raise a family on dock boy wages.” That was one of the comments at the recent public hearing on the Twin Metals lease renewal that has been bouncing around in my head for the past … more
Humanity, we gotta’ talk. I really do my best to search for understanding, stay out of judgmental thinking, and when I can manage it, hold you in my heart with unconditional love, but really, … more
In the fight to stem the rising abuse of narcotic painkillers and other related drugs in the U.S., recent studies are increasingly pointing to a potentially powerful ally: medical marijuana. A new … more
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
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