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Treasured times with the family

As painful as my interactions with family can get, at least none of them have ever tried to eat me.

Posted 3/28/17 (Tue) read more »

Despite oppressive conditions, swim meet is impressive

Not bad for someone from a family whose only previous aquatic accomplishment was a disgusting belly flop at the Crosby Swimming Pool.

Posted 3/21/17 (Tue) read more »

The power of a good rewrite

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. When you average it out, the times were so-so.

Posted 3/14/17 (Tue) read more »

My political predictions bring the kiss of death

Maybe voters are waiting to hear what I have to say so they know how not to vote.

Posted 3/07/17 (Tue) read more »

Spring cleaning for writing ideas

I feel the need to clean out my notebook by compiling my random thoughts and sharing them; enjoy.

Posted 2/28/17 (Tue) read more »

Exhaustion sets in for those who remain moderate

I am becoming bogged down in a quagmire of extreme views.

Posted 2/14/17 (Tue) read more »

Pink streamers and happy tears

Nana B had finished 12 weeks of chemotherapy and a month of radiation treatments. And so it was that we came to celebrate.

Posted 2/07/17 (Tue) read more »

Challenge yourself to take in differing viewpoints

Instead of just scrolling through your news feed, seek out a viewpoint different than yours.

Posted 1/31/17 (Tue) read more »

You have a lovely

I kind of hate Facebook, which is why I have decided to create a new social network.

Posted 1/24/17 (Tue) read more »

Legisville is another world, but not that different

For four months every other year, a new, temporary city springs up right in the middle of Bismarck.

Posted 1/17/17 (Tue) read more »