STAFF BLOG IN THE SPIRIT No one's mother really dies
Very beautiful words of wisdom and food for thought are often printed in a funeral service bulletin or one of those little obituary brochures. Phydella Bunny Bertsch was the mother of our good friend,... Posted on 5/20/13 at 1:50 PM
JUNKFEST Someone's Knocking at My Door
Look at what was waiting for me when I got home today.
As messy as the birds can be...the softy in me wants to leave the nest up, wait, and watch.
What would you do?
... Posted on 5/17/13 at 12:35 PM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND symposium to focus on workplace conflicts May 20-24
The University of North Dakota Conflict Resolution Center will hold its sixth annual symposium May 20-24. This years focus is on Weathering the Workplace Storm: Learning to Predict, Prepare & Prev... Posted on 5/17/13 at 9:08 AM
LITERARY ENGINEER Sloppy Writing 101.56
Another word I looked at in The Proper Way to Say Goodbye is NEED. Sometimes I didn't need it. Sometimes I could replace it with something less formal.
Here are my examples.
-Ke... Posted on 5/17/13 at 1:00 AM
THE DIRT: THE REAL DIRT ON GARDENING FROM A MASTER GARDENER IN MOORHEAD, MINNESOTA Jumping the gun
I couldn't help it.
I know it's way too early to plant. And I don't plan on planting anytime soon. The snow just finished melting about a week ago, for Pete's sake.
But I was at a happy hour gatheri... Posted on 5/15/13 at 10:22 AM
A data management tool developed at UND will be offered to state offices of rural health in all 50 states through a new license agreement with the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health.
QUESTION: I accidentally backed my 2004 Buick LeSabre into a concrete curb on the passenger side. While driving home, I heard a loud "clunk-clunk-clunk" at every bump in the road. My local shop inspected the undercarriage, said the shocks were leaking and replaced them.
An environmental group is going to court today to try to block AT&T’s plan to build a 450-foot tower near the edge of the pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness area on Minnesota’s border with Ontario.
Ireland’s most famous cooking teacher, cookbook author and TV cooking personality, Darina Allen, introduces a new generation of cooks and consumers to the Emerald Isle’s rich culinary traditions in “Forgotten Skills of Cooking: The Time-Honored Ways are Best — Over 700 Recipes Show You Why,” a handsome 600-page cookbook ($40).
Judd Apatow _ the current king of movie comedy _ took an admirable risk last summer with the bloated and terribly self-involved "Funny People." The Adam Sandler film took a nose dive at the box office, a fate it deserved.
This summer, the creator of crowd-pleasers like "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Knocked Up" rebounds mightily with "Get Him to the Greek," one of the funniest, raunchiest and edgiest comedies in years.
UND’s Department of Entrepreneurship will hold its first ever state- and regionwide Entrepreneur Challenge from April 23-24 on campus.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three teams, and other prizes will be awarded for the “Best Elevator Pitch” and “Most Innovative Idea.”
On Sunday, the two historic sites will cease to be separate bases, merging into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. They will be among 26 installations across the country that are combining to form 12 joint bases as the military strives to become more efficient.
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