December 13, 2013 in Pine Journal
In some ways, the world changes very quickly. I was reminded of that when Nelson Mandela died last week and I considered the tremendous changes that have occurred in South Africa during my life, which has been only half as long as his so far.
June 21, 2013 in Pine Journal
In the not-so-distant past, I used to enjoy the gradual appearance of garage sale signs at two main intersections in Cloquet. Coinciding with the arrival of spring, they were entrepreneurial blossoms, greeting the warmer weather while perched on their own manmade stems.
May 17, 2013 in Pine Journal
In the first audience question at last week’s “Into the Light” panel discussion on mental illness, the person who wrote the question was looking for practical tips for dealing with stigma misconceptions, bias, ignorance about mental illness.
Talk about it, said Troy Otterson, panelist Continue Reading
January 5, 2013 in Pine Journal
The problem is the people who absolutely will not give an inch.
Whether you’re talking about the fiscal cliff fiasco in Congress, the abortion versus choice debate or gun control, 90 percent of the Continue Reading