THE DIRT: THE REAL DIRT ON GARDENING FROM A MASTER GARDENER IN MOORHEAD, MINNESOTA Iris-a-palooza
The irises have been going great guns in my gardens for a couple of weeks. The first ones, a rather common (but very pretty) light purple, actually finished up about aweek ago.
The Superstitions, Mer... Posted on 6/24/13 at 6:36 AM
IT'S SIMPLY GRAND! Summer fun for families
Todays blog is written by Michaela Schell, a local writer and business professional.
As the years pass, I find myself looking more and more for kid friendly events that cater to our growing family. T... Posted on 6/11/13 at 10:10 AM
THE NEW FORTY In sickness and in health...
I have spent the bulk of my day in bed - not because I was luxuriating in my laziness and not because I was having a wild sex romp - because I was just too dizzy and nauseous to go anywhere else. I di... Posted on 7/25/12 at 8:56 PM
FATHER KNOWS LAST A Sign from my Dishwasher
People see what they want in the world around them. Add in an active imagination, and these same people will never cease to amaze me. They pull out a McDonalds French fry that they say looks like El... Posted on 8/13/11 at 6:00 PM
MS. SIMPLICITY Thank You Harry Potter: A Letter From A Mother
So manymemories are tied to my boys' childhoodwith the Harry Potter series. We had car trips where we listened to audio books in the car while driving to the Black Hills. We had vacations where I ha... Posted on 7/18/11 at 7:37 AM
Anticipation is high and people are already lining up outside of West Acres 14 theaters for tonight's midnight screening of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1," but there are still tickets available to see the what some people are calling the movie of the year - just don't expect to get a midnight seat. Theater Manager Rick Solarski said tickets to tonight's midnight screenings have been sold out for days.
From the moment you walk through the archway that reads “Hogsmeade” and spy the snowcapped buildings and steaming Hogwarts Express engine at Platform 9 ¾, you will feel just like Harry did when he discovered a magical world. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter looked exactly as I imagined it would ...and should.
In the Harry Potter series, the Quidditch players are required to be on a broom at all times, but in the non-magical version, that’s optional.
“For us, there’s really no purpose to the broom,” junior Liz Bailey said. “For them, it was to fly, but we wouldn’t need it obviously.”
Warner Bros. says “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” took in $22.2 million domestically from midnight screenings. That breaks the record set by another Warner blockbuster, “The Dark Knight,” which grossed $18.5 million from midnight showings last summer.
"Ah, Harry, you need to shave, my friend," Dumbledore says to his Hogwarts protege Harry Potter. And indeed, in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," puberty is in full bloom, addled adolescence all the rage.
Slower and talkier than the five "Potters" that came before - but not necessarily in a bad way - "Half-Blood Prince" is a bubbling cauldron of hormonal angst, rife with romance and heartbreak, jealousy and longing.
With movie theaters in Mexico shut down to contain the spread of swine flu, Hollywood studios have delayed plans to kick off the summer movie season there. The country is regularly among the top 12 foreign markets for U.S. movies.
PARIS — Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling brought a second French Legion of Honor award into her family on Tuesday, decades after her great-grandfather received the honor for battlefield courage during World War I.
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