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Opalescent Sea: The Story of This Painting
The story of the oil painting, Opalescent Sea by Steve Henderson The ocean isn't blue, you know. Although on a sunny, cloudless day, the expanse of the sea looks blue indeed, when you get close to...
3/17/14 at 6:13 PM
Light and Hope versus Darkness and Despair 5/6/13 at 5:53 PM WHAT IN THE WORLD? THE LIFE OF A TRAVEL AGENT
Jamaica - One Love
  I arrived to Montego Bay on a gorgeous day in the middle of June, ready to tackle an 8 day road trip across Jamaica, touring all of the Sandals and Beaches Resorts. Ive split the trip up into ...
9/12/13 at 1:01 PM
Can You Belize it?! 4/17/13 at 9:29 AM THE NEW FORTY
Recovery...what does that even mean?
In emergency management, afterthe response to a major disaster or catastrophic event is concluded, attention is fully focused on recovery. There is a fairly widely held notion amongst the general publ...
8/3/13 at 10:19 AM
Defining vacation... 3/16/12 at 9:44 PM
Dot calm... 3/13/12 at 3:37 PM THE FARM BLEAT
Lighting up the night
Our second full day on the Outer Banks was filled with lighthouse visits, a ferry ride to and from Ocracoke Island, a stop at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum and a visit to Jennettes Pier at Nags...
10/31/12 at 9:06 AM
Oh give me a home, where the Banker horses roam 10/27/12 at 11:25 PM FARGO SCHOOL TALK
Meet our newest leaders: Part 1 of 8
Several new faces joined the Fargo Public Schools this summer in leadership positions. In the first of a series, meet David Burkman, the District's new director of alternative education, and the princ...
On Vacation: A Re-Post
Greetings, readers! I am on a fantastic vacation filled with beaches, extended family, friends, and relaxation on the east coast. One of the places that I am not visiting is Beavertail Lighthouse in J...
7/16/12 at 8:00 AM
My Mom and the Beach Boys 2/13/12 at 6:30 AM HOME AND AWAY
The Wrecks of the Zephyr and the Commodore, Taranaki, New Zealand
Hunting up shipwrecks is fun to do, especially on New Zealand beaches where access is open and respect for the wreck expected. Following a brief note in our guidebook and not-very-helpful road sig...
Random Thursday on a Monday: L.A. Edition
*I vacation with so much intensity that when I get home I need a vacation from my vacation. Or maybe it just feels like that when you go somewhere like Southern California where the sun is seemingly...
4/9/12 at 12:43 PM RENEW ND
Fargo go Braugh!
What happens in Fargo when it's 76 degrees and sunny on St. Patrick's Day? Thousands of happy people enjoying a parade in beautiful downtown Fargo. Thanks to all the organizers and all the fun folks t...
3/18/12 at 12:59 PM
Our future's bright with more solar energy 3/11/12 at 9:33 AM
Sun, sun, sun, here it comes! Fargo Solar Symposium 3/7/12 at 1:54 PM A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA
Dipping My Toes
They say the four stages of living abroad are as follows: Honeymoonits aaaall good! Hostilitythis place stinks with all its corruption and pollution and no English TV! Humorsettling in allows you to l...
2/25/12 at 9:19 AM FATHER KNOWS LAST
Can you say counterintuitive? Thats the word that a Yahoo news site uses to describe Emily Strunk-Helm, a 36 year old Arizona woman who is in training for the Long Beach Marathon. In an attempt to r...
9/18/11 at 6:45 PM REPUBLIC INSIDER
If the Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee needs a project, here's an idea ...
My wife and two kids and I visited Lake Mitchell's Sandy Beach on Saturday. Immediately upon our arrival, I noticed glass shards in the sand. That was concerning, because we were all barefoot. Lookin...
8/17/11 at 1:05 PM ASTRO BOB
Whoa! Now that was an aurora to remember
The northern lights were spectacular last night across northern Minnesota! Just by chance, a fellow photographer and I were teaching a class on night sky photography, and our group of 13 headed down...
8/6/11 at 11:56 AM REEL QUICKIES
Cowboys & Aliens - The review
I was anticipating seeing Cowboys& Aliens since I saw a preview for it. I figured it could go one of two ways: it could be fabulous or it could be terrible. Ithink it was the former. The western ...
8/4/11 at 4:33 PM THE GAY AGENDA
Old ladies at the beach
Ricky and I have turned some invisible corner this past year. This became disturbingly apparent as we relaxed at the beach in Puerto Vallarta. We don't know exactly when or exactly how, but something ...
3/2/11 at 1:42 PM
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