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Last week I attended the Change-of-Command Ceremony where we honored Lieutenant General (Brevet)(Retired) Richard Nash for his decades of service and saw him pass the leadership torch to Major … more
Like many humans, I’m fascinated with the auroras, named borealis in our northern latitudes, the pulsating sheets and streaks of light that we may see if we’re lucky or persistent enough. I … more
So, here I am again, awash in ambivalence as the Fourth of July approaches, although it will be history by the time you read this. It is not an easy holiday for me, and each year I try to celebrate … more
Boy has time flown! The snow is on the ground and it’s nearly Thanksgiving already. Bill and I haven’t had much “down time” since we moved into our house this past July. I think all of us … more
In the #MeToo era, the political risks surrounding sexual harassment, or the condoning of sexual harassment, have increased significantly. And that’s why the DFL cannot afford to have Rick Nolan … more
Driving lesson number one – keep your eyes on the road. It seems simple enough. If you don’t keep your eyes in front of you, you run the risk of a crash. Yet more often than not, drivers are … more
I don’t know what other people think, but there is something very special about this time of year. It’s a wonderful feeling to awaken to a beautiful sunny autumn day. Most all the leaves have … more
For years, the Minnesota Legislature has done a good job of allowing the sun to shine on the workings of our government. Statutes such as the Open Meeting Law allow residents and the media to … more
So the question since last Friday, the day of our move from Ely to Soudan, has been, “Will we ever get Internet service here?” I called my provider, Midco, last Wednesday prior to moving, to make … more
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