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Minnesota Woman Hunts Lion, Many People Want Her Dead
November 21, 2013 The Internet continues to connect Earthlings in interesting ways. A woman shared an image similar to many she had shared in the past. This time, though, the picture caught the at...
11/21/13 at 9:28 AM What's in a (Native American) Name? 10/31/13 at 9:36 AM
Guest Post: Sports, Tension, and the Power of [n-word] 8/7/13 at 6:50 AM
One of the tortures of my youth has become a quiet place of accomplishment and peace. I like to mow the lawn. As a young person, I wanted to mow the lawn in the worst way. My brother, Darrel, was in ...
9/14/13 at 6:37 AM Rural Reflections Radio 7/18/13 at 5:58 AM
God, wife, boss 7/13/13 at 5:45 AM
Many years ago I watched the movie Sophie's Choice and I have never forgotten the painful choice Sophie had to make and how it haunted her. The thought of ever being placed in a position like Sophie t...
7/31/13 at 8:51 PM Humanity trumps. ;-) 2/27/13 at 9:13 PM
It did my heart good... 12/28/12 at 9:32 PM
Don't Fall In Love With The Potential Of Stuff
The warning for you creative types is to not fall in love with potential. You know what I mean. Where a box ofold door handles could be a future coat rack.Or a old door can be painted and turned int...
3/5/13 at 2:14 AM How To Rid Yourself Of Mental Clutter 4/23/12 at 7:59 PM
10 Things NOT to Say to an Oilfield Wife
10 Things NOT to Say to an Oilfield Wife 1. "Oh. He works in oil ...?" This is usually followed by unsolicited environmental or political opinions. Sooo, lemme just stop you right there. Unless I ask...
2/28/13 at 10:44 AM
Young people more likely to drive drowsy
Young people more likely to drive drowsy Source: National Sleep Foundation News Release, November 9, 2012 In recognition of Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, (November 12-18), the National Sleep Foun...
12/3/12 at 9:19 AM
Mr. Smith Stays out of Washington
Tired-of-Being-Youngest is attending culinary school, which I assure you is just as delicious as it sounds. I can't wait until spring quarter, when she studies Baking and Pastries, and am sure that I ...
11/15/12 at 12:33 PM "The Least of These" Are Great Indeed 10/3/12 at 2:33 PM
The Politics of Pinching Peaches 8/2/12 at 1:32 PM
Beijing Means Business
Here's a picture book for your eyes and minds highlighting some illegal entrepreneurs, the business district of bustling Beijing and Walmart in China. Enjoy! A common sight in Chinese cities are the...
7/14/12 at 8:03 AM
Sivaguru (Siva) Jayaraman named 2012-Young Investigator Award from Sigma Xi
Sivaguru (Siva) Jayaraman named 2012-Young Investigator Award from Sigma Xi The Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society has named Sivaguru (Siva) Jayaraman, Ph.D., associate professor of Chemistry and B...
4/18/12 at 2:27 PM Rasmussen Named Series Editor of New Book Series in the History of Chemistry 9/15/11 at 10:19 AM
Sibi receives college mentoring award 4/14/11 at 5:51 AM
All that matters is that the kids had fun.
We spent the past weekend visiting family out of town. We have a 2-month old grand-niece that we hadn't met yet, and her older sister whom we've only seen a handful of times. The kids had a great time...
1/18/11 at 2:37 PM
Towards a healthier U.S.
The Healthy People 2020 priority list was announced last week, and guess what? It's a thoughtful and comprehensive list that encompasses a wide range of issues that help contribute to - or detract f...
12/6/10 at 3:59 PM A decade of health progress... or not 1/4/10 at 7:54 AM
lent 2010: saints - heavenly helpmates or outdated obstructions?
During our new church’s recent dedication Mass, a litany of the saints was sung. Two cantors led us through a long list of saints, followed with the request after each, “Pray for Us.&rdqu...
3/11/10 at 3:27 PM
Service Learning has been around for 100 years!
It’s hard to believe that I look forward to getting paper on my desk- Not all paper, but I really look forward to the completed Eagle Scout applications that arrive on my desk for approval- By ...
10/2/09 at 10:38 AM
Happy Birthday, Ringo Starr!
Today is Ringo Starr's 69th birthday. I wouldn't have known this if my dad hadn't come to town and had dinner with me. He walked into the newsroom and said something like "I've got a quiz for you...
7/7/09 at 7:12 AM
Last Rehearsal Tonight!!!
Oh my goodness now that it's here I can't believe how fast this has gone. Ups, downs, all over the place, but you know what? This is one AMAZING cast. I've never seen a group pull together to help eac...
6/25/09 at 3:24 AM Last Rehearsal Tonight!!! 6/25/09 at 3:24 AM