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Choose Marty's Path
Last weekendI attended the district conference for Rotary clubs that stretch from Thunder Bay, Canada westward 1700 miles to Dickinson, N.D., the largest district in the world of Rotary International....
5/1/13 at 8:49 AM
Staying Connected With Your Oilfield Man
By the end of 2013, Hubby will have spent 6 months at home and 6 months at work. (My heart goes out to the ladies that get even less time with their men!) With so much time spent a part, finding way...
3/15/13 at 7:15 AM
Ancient Buddha statue looted by Nazis chiseled from meteorite; Harvest Moon tonight
At a casual glance, the moon looked full last night, but the real full moon - the Harvest Moon - will roll out tonight. It rises in the east in Pisces and won't set until sunrise Sunday. If you liv...
9/29/12 at 11:49 AM
Up the Mountain
I had a decision to make. After the small-town experiences in Henan province, was I going to travel north to sight-see the Longmen Caves? There, centuries ago, Buddhist monks decorated hundreds of cav...
8/11/12 at 8:36 AM Yangshuo: Earth's Teeth 6/9/12 at 9:09 AM
To Be Seen
As I mentioned in a previous post, our family recently went to see the Festival Theatres production of Man of La Mancha. As is typical in theatre, literature, and film, there is a man in love with a...
7/31/12 at 7:00 AM To Dream the Impossible Dream… 7/5/12 at 8:00 AM
‘An Evening with Chuck Klosterman’ in review
Last night I had the honor of listening to famed North Dakota native, now Ney York based writer Chuck Klosterman address a group of people at Bismarck State College. Klosterman gave a run through of h...
4/12/12 at 10:38 AM Chuck Klosterman in Bismarck on Wednesday 4/9/12 at 10:58 AM
The anti western 8/17/11 at 11:10 AM
The Bat Man showed up this week. If you recall the newspaper reported that the museum was inundated with bats. I told you he was the Bat Man. He is a really nice guy. He said he re...
7/30/11 at 6:01 AM
Gooseberry Park Players: Cinderella x4
Can I tell you how blessed we are to be raising our children in this community?! The options open for our children are limitless. My youngest has gotten the acting bug for about a year and a half. S...
7/19/11 at 9:15 AM
How did that get there?
A few weeks ago, there was a lull in the action out in the fish house, so I decided to clean things out a bit. Anyone who has spent any time in a fish house knows there can be lulls. Some last longe...
2/17/11 at 12:28 PM Man speak 9/12/09 at 2:40 AM
"What's in a name?" - People who have changed their names talk about why they made the switch
Researchers have yet to find a culture in which people dont have names. I think what it tells us is that names are important and names have symbolic significance, says Tim Kloberdanz, a folklorist ...
9/19/10 at 1:02 PM I love this Old Spice commercial 6/8/10 at 4:01 AM
The drummer from way out there..... 6/4/10 at 5:46 AM
Review: Iron Man 2
Iron Man may be the only movie superhero franchise based on the fact that the hero is a lovably obnoxious twerp. Other superheroes battle mutants, bald supergeniuses or guys in makeup, but Iron Man, a...
5/28/10 at 12:00 AM