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Holten: I am like a heated steering wheel

November 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

When I picked up the vehicle that I am currently driving a year ago from the dealership and the salesman told me that it had a heated steering wheel, I thought that this particular feature might be the most ridiculous, unnecessary thing imaginable. N…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: I am like a heated steering wheel

November 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

When I picked up the vehicle that I am currently driving a year ago from the dealership and the salesman told me that it had a heated steering wheel, I thought that this particular feature might be the most ridiculous, unnecessary thing imaginable. N…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Journeying the Narrow Path: Chapter 20

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Okay, so Karen, the exotic-looking New York fashion designer, is Stephanie’s sister, at least according to Stephanie’s cousin, Bridget.
If that’s the case, then Karen’s absence from her mother’s funeral was obviously a good measure of how …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: Multiple uses for the simplest thing

October 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Do you know what a bobby pin is? I do.
That’s partly because I grew up with a couple of older sisters. When you grow up with older sisters, there are all kinds of things laying around the house that you might not know about otherwise.
For example…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: The beginnings of where we’re at today

September 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Once upon a time, long before the Civil War, there was a baby boy born in Mattapoisett, Mass., to parents who were descendants of Pilgrims who’d sailed to America aboard the Mayflower.
The father of the boy was a former ship captain who became a g…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: The beginnings of where we’re at today

September 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Once upon a time, long before the Civil War, there was a baby boy born in Mattapoisett, Mass., to parents who were descendants of Pilgrims who’d sailed to America aboard the Mayflower.
The father of the boy was a former ship captain who became a g…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: Hell on Earth

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

What do you hate most in life? Getting a colonoscopy, a root canal or experiencing a direct hit on your thumb with the head of a hammer … twice in two seconds? Personally, I hate doing laundry.
Oh sure, there could be worse things. For example, I …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: Hell on Earth

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

What do you hate most in life? Getting a colonoscopy, a root canal or experiencing a direct hit on your thumb with the head of a hammer … twice in two seconds? Personally, I hate doing laundry.
Oh sure, there could be worse things. For example, I …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: Color is the key

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

What state has better sunsets than North Dakota? There is none. North Dakota is the king of sunsets, or at least the prince in waiting.
I saw one of those sunsets Monday night while driving in the countryside, while I was spooning a marshmallow sund…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: A hodgepodge of thoughts and emotions

June 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

If you were a kid in 1952, you were faced with the fact that there actually was a bogeyman and his name was Mr. Polio.

Polio was a bad dude that infected 58,000 people that year, with 21,269 of them — mostly kids — ending up with some form of pa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com