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New Year, Old Habits
Hello and Happy New Year! I hope that you and yours had a wonderful holiday. I myself enjoyed a very busy lead-in to mine, as evidenced by my infrequent posts here of late, but now that I've solidly ...
1/6/13 at 1:51 PM Surviving Power Struggles 11/28/12 at 10:36 AM
Music for Academic Enrichment 9/18/12 at 10:38 AM
Tickled Pink about Livin Up!
I don't know Roger Sievers very well. He's a multi-media producer for the Rivertown newspaper group. We've chatted a few times for work purposes and met once while he attended a Forum Comm meeting in ...
12/6/12 at 12:00 PM Looking for the area's messiest desk! 12/5/12 at 5:06 PM
The 30 Habits of Highly Empowered Women
While doing a little dusting in the office, I spotted a well-worn copy of Steven Coveys classic, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. This book first introduced us to concepts like the abundance m...
12/4/12 at 11:30 AM Be Thankful 11/21/12 at 11:48 AM
The Effects of Fear Can Be Scary 10/30/12 at 8:10 AM
So You Didn't Win the Powerball
Maybe that's a good thing. Because maybe what gets sacrificed when suddenly adding all those zeroes to your bank account is something that no amount of money can buy. I was driving back from Thanksgi...
11/30/12 at 9:57 AM Alone on Thanksgiving 11/23/12 at 10:16 AM
A Generation Back From the Dead 7/23/12 at 11:07 AM
The Casserole My Mom Liked
This is the casserole my mom liked. I found the recipe in a torn and tattered cookbook. It's falling apart and the pages crumble between my fingers. I handle them as delicately as possible, turning ...
11/26/12 at 7:26 AM Asparagus For My Mother 5/14/12 at 8:29 PM
My Grandma's Grandma's Soft Ginger Cookies With Spring Rhubarb 5/9/12 at 8:29 PM
Thank you for Giving to the Max!
Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity is excited to announce together we surpassed our Give to the Max Day goal! We are thankful to all of those who answered the call to amplify your giving and help fam...
11/20/12 at 4:07 PM Amplify Your Giving with Give to the Max Day on Nov. 15th! 11/13/12 at 3:32 PM
Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity Dedicates Home Builders Care Build 10/15/12 at 11:48 AM
My Swedish Aunt Astrid
I'm surewe all have a favorite relativethat left an indelible mark on our lives. I too have a special person...an Aunt. No, whe wasn't a movie star or other such celebrity. In fact in a family of soli...
11/20/12 at 3:12 PM
Commissioner Cassellius to hold early education roundtable in Moorhead
As part of a series of school visits across Minnesota, Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius will host a roundtable on early education and Governor Daytons budget on March 27 in Moorhead. The Commi...
11/14/12 at 5:23 PM
Proctor Historical Society
It looks like according to the Duluth Budgeteer News that the Proctor Historical Society is looking for financial donations for their railroadmuseum They are matching dollar per dollar from another do...
10/23/12 at 2:13 PM Your DNA Could Be Good or Bad 2/24/12 at 8:50 AM
Replacing Furniture... At Last
Today I laid out a considerable amount of money in order to replace a very old piece of furniture. While there are various chairs and sofas out there taking the name of various French kings named Lou...
10/3/12 at 2:35 PM Lutefisk and Other Questionable Food-Like Substances 8/27/12 at 1:32 PM
Little Spots of Polka Dots
In pursuit of a colorful wall hanging to adorn the wood panels in my little boys room, I applied a few dots to a blank Artboard in Illustrator. Polka dots are good, but mine were not appealing. I ma...
9/28/12 at 3:59 PM Baby Pee and Apple Tree 9/24/12 at 8:03 PM
Super Nephew 6/20/12 at 12:37 PM
An "Ear-Resistibly Fun" Family Weekend
Family Weekend 2012 was an "ear-risistably" fun weekend full of quality family time - and lots of photo opportunities. Families gathered in Memorial Auditorium for brunch, which concluded with the Fa...
9/26/12 at 3:29 PM
The MSUM Planetarium presents two fall shows
The Minnesota State University Moorhead Planetarium presents two fall shows: Cosmic Colors-An Adventure Along the Spectrum and The Little Star that Could. Cosmic Colors shows Sundays at 2 p.m. and M...
9/25/12 at 9:44 AM
Erin's (attempt at) Hobbies- Canning
Earlier this Summer we decided to join Bluebird Farms and have been thrilled each Tuesday when we get our fresh vegetables. The day I signed us up for Bluebird Farms, I developed a healthy obsession w...
9/20/12 at 4:10 PM Erin's (attempt at) Hobbies- Reclaimed Wood Wall Hangings 7/30/12 at 9:09 AM
I'm kind of in love with Fargo 7/27/12 at 1:19 PM
Over a decade ago we brought our nine-year-old son home from the hospital after a traumatic and life-threatening event. Uncontrolled seizures, a drug-induced coma and stressful three months passed bef...
9/16/12 at 4:42 PM