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Country Scribe: Four-wheelin’ in the Arizona desert

February 22, 2013 in DL-Online

Last week, a neighbor from back home and a fellow snowbird showed me an adventure I have never before experienced. I was invited to go four-wheelin’ on the Arizona desert. Continue Reading

Country Scribe: Back home for a big blizzard

February 15, 2013 in DL-Online

Snowbird luck: I flew back from Arizona to Minnesota for an important meeting only to get snowed in and miss the meeting which suddenly didn’t seem important at all! Continue Reading

Country Scribe: Who had the best Super Bowl commercial?

February 8, 2013 in DL-Online

The Super Bowl rendered the usually crowded freeways of Phoenix, AZ as quiet as I-29 during a blizzard. Continue Reading

Country Scribe: Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs enriched life

February 1, 2013 in DL-Online

As he approached his seventieth year, the great architect Frank Lloyd Wright endured a bout of pneumonia during a Wisconsin winter. Continue Reading

Country Scribe: Sitting on an Arizona rock

January 25, 2013 in DL-Online

After weeks of unseasonable cold in the Southwest, the sun warmed the desert floor into the 70s again last week. Continue Reading

Country Scribe – Lost and confused in Austin, Texas

January 11, 2013 in DL-Online

Last week, I flew into Austin, Texas, for a funeral and innocently rented a car. Nobody warned me that as a Minnesotan, I was unequipped to drive in Texas. Continue Reading

COUNTRY SCRIBE: ‘Les Miserables’ proves to be a sobfest

January 5, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

On Christmas Day, several new movies hit the big screen. The most notable this year was the latest version of Les Miserables, which opened to critical acclaim. Continue Reading

Country Scribe – Among the ‘more miserables’

January 4, 2013 in DL-Online

On Christmas Day, several new movies hit the big screen. The most notable this year was the latest version of “Les Miserables,” which opened to critical acclaim. Continue Reading

Country Scribe – Cousin Tina’s crazy toy train

December 28, 2012 in DL-Online

My only Christmas gift purchases this year were at the Toys-R-Us store in Phoenix, where I picked up some toys for kids I will never meet. Continue Reading

Country Scribe – A tough defeat at Pacifier Point

December 21, 2012 in DL-Online

To the east of the Phoenix metropolitan area, a rugged national forest starts within ear shot of the major streets of Apache Junction. Within a ten-minute drive, one’s chief concern can change from crime to cougars. Continue Reading