December 28, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press
I thought writing my last column would be easy.
I envisioned a stirring retrospect of 12 years and more than 500 columns for two newspapers. Continue Reading
December 14, 2010 in The Osakis Review
I used to be a planner.
And as any planner knows, you can’t plan everything life happens, and life has a mind of its own. Continue Reading
November 23, 2010 in The Osakis Review
While the word recount can make even the most seasoned election judge cringe, it’s a magical word in the newspaper world.
Until you actually sit through it. Continue Reading
November 16, 2010 in The Osakis Review
I’m clearing space on my wall for the decapitation of a cervine and it’s already giving me the willies. Continue Reading
November 11, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press
My youngest child attended his first funeral this month, yet as much as I tried to prepare him I couldn’t have imagined his reaction. Continue Reading
September 23, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press
It’s been many years since I’ve thought about trucks.
Bad idea considering trucks are everywhere and affect nearly every part of our everyday lives. Continue Reading
September 2, 2010 in The Osakis Review
The Osakis Review wants to take a step back in time and revisit an old news section that has timeless appeal. Continue Reading
August 19, 2010 in The Osakis Review
When your children surprise you, avoid taking that deep breath of initial concern. They will hear it and it could interrupt greatness. Continue Reading
August 19, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press
When my children were little I spent hours decorating their rooms to perfection, keeping each element a secret until I could “unveil” the finished product to each happy little face. Continue Reading
August 12, 2010 in The Osakis Review
Everyone agreed Duke was one of those people you could always count on to step forward, often without being asked, when help was needed. Continue Reading