THE NEW FORTY Grading B-I-N-G-O
It is that time of year again - grading time. I always enter this period with optimism, but about halfway in my optimism starts to degrade and I begin thinking of quicker, less painful ways to grade. ... Posted on 5/6/13 at 9:54 PM
FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY Remedying Tate Maris' senior night experience
The University of North Dakota's six seniors celebrated Senior Night last night at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in a game against Bemidji State.
Corban Knight and Danny Kristo from UND's first line. Car... Posted on 3/3/13 at 3:56 PM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES 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... Posted on 2/28/13 at 11:44 AM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE If Pumpkins Were Money, I'd Be Rich
Before we get started, allow me to say that I've changed my name from Middle Aged Plague to This Woman Writes, where I will eventually be transferring my posts and writing. Please, if you are a regula... Posted on 1/17/13 at 6:21 PM
BEST FRIENDS ND Enjoy Your Time Together
Enjoy Your Time Together
Having fun is an important element of a young persons healthy development.
Although you can play an important role in your mentees life, you wont go very far together if you d... Posted on 1/9/13 at 10:00 AM
President Barack Obama blamed the budget battle if his jokes fell flat at Saturday night's Gridiron dinner: "My joke writers have been placed on furlough." Always a target for digs, the president tossed out a few of his own during the Gridiron Club and Foundation dinner, an annual event where political leaders, journalists and media executives poke fun at each other.
President Barack Obama will unleash his inner funnyman when he joins political leaders and foes, journalists who cover them and media executives for a night of bipartisan satire at the 128th annual Gridiron Club and Foundation dinner.
“I’m headin’ west to work on the big pyramid they’re building out by Williston,” Garvey answered confidently.
Olga Danske jumped to her feet.
“That’s an evil thing,” she declared, shaking her index finger at Garvey. “It’s the Tower of Babel all over again.”
At presidential fundraisers and rallies, the jokes are easy applause lines for Obama and Romney, a way to entertain supporters before the talk turns to more weighty subjects like Medicare, taxes and foreign policy.
During World War II, everyone was encouraged to raise a Victory Garden. We ran Hitler down a hole with carrots, beets and cabbage.
And if Victory Gardens could win the war against fascism, they could win the war against fat.
“Yah, the governor can talk because he’s got 2,000 oil wells, but all we got is an abandoned railroad,” complained Orville Jordan, the depot agent who stayed even though the railroad left.
“Build a destiny on that.”
“I escaped from being kidnapped, and I’m ready to give my Sept. 11 report,” announced Chief Alert Officer Garvey Erfald, as he burst into the quarterly meeting of the Community Homeland Security Committee.
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