November 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
“I’m headin’ west to work on the big pyramid they’re building out by Williston,” Garvey answered confidently.
Olga Danske jumped to her feet.
“That’s an evil thing,” she declared, shaking her index finger at Garvey. “It’s the Tower of Babel all over again.” Continue Reading
August 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A contraceptive pill for males is on the horizon. This news likely will be cheered wildly by women, who overwhelmingly have carried the birth control burden over the years. Not so fast, ladies. Continue Reading
July 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
During World War II, everyone was encouraged to raise a Victory Garden. We ran Hitler down a hole with carrots, beets and cabbage.
And if Victory Gardens could win the war against fascism, they could win the war against fat. Continue Reading
June 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
“Yah, the governor can talk because he’s got 2,000 oil wells, but all we got is an abandoned railroad,” complained Orville Jordan, the depot agent who stayed even though the railroad left.
“Build a destiny on that.” Continue Reading
April 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
If you adapt, aging can be okay. Everybody is doing a lot of that in North Dakota. Continue Reading
January 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
“Yes, folks, we are going to have a great time here at Lovingkindness Rest Home Incorporated. Now let’s get to work.” Continue Reading
November 16, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune
So it’s time once again for the annual labor of love around our house. Actually, “labor” is not the right word, but “love” surely is. It’s my wife’s birthday and I need to find that perfect gift. After all, you are 29 only once!
October 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
How do you keep a Minnesota Viking out of your yard. The answer – and other Vikings jokes prompted by a 1-6 record – is yours with the click of a headline link. Continue Reading
October 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
“I escaped from being kidnapped, and I’m ready to give my Sept. 11 report,” announced Chief Alert Officer Garvey Erfald, as he burst into the quarterly meeting of the Community Homeland Security Committee. Continue Reading
September 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Sixty-four percent of North Dakotans are overweight or obese and the number is rapidly expanding. I am a few pounds over the edge myself, but it isn’t because I am fat I am half an inch too short. Continue Reading