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Three North Dakota cities receive Playful City USA designation
By Ryan Schuster Bismarck, Fargo and West Fargo are three of 217 cities from 43 states that have received the 2013 Playful City USA designation to honor local commitment to play and physical activity...
5/24/13 at 8:50 AM Bringing recess to work 5/22/13 at 3:11 PM
New Fargo mall indoor playground brings recess back 5/6/13 at 1:37 PM
Sloppy Writing 101.57
As writers we are supposed to tighten our prose. At the same time, we need to develop that elusive voice and make sure its not blah/boring. Finding that balance is tough. The point of doing ...
5/24/13 at 1:00 AM Sloppy Writing 101.56 5/17/13 at 1:00 AM
The Big Reveal 5/15/13 at 1:00 AM
Dropping the Name of Jesus
Has this ever happened to you? You're at some religious function (I don't do these any more, but the memories are strong), and as part of an ice-breaking game, you're asked, "What three books would y...
5/22/13 at 2:41 PM Customer Service and Too Many Male Kiwi Plants 5/17/13 at 10:06 AM
Seventy Times Seven 5/15/13 at 2:01 PM
If He Can Forgive Her…
On Monday, I posted an entry about playing the roll of the woman at the well in a sketch at an evening worship service on Sunday night. I had a lot of positive feedback from readers, and I fully belie...
5/18/13 at 6:18 AM When Acting Hits Home 5/13/13 at 7:20 AM
Because He Said So: Leviticus 11-16 4/24/13 at 6:30 AM
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? ...
5/17/13 at 12:35 PM The Traveling Trunk and a Good Cause 4/9/13 at 9:09 PM
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...
5/15/13 at 10:22 AM Exciting new books 4/10/13 at 7:33 AM
Making progress 3/25/13 at 8:34 AM
Closing the Generation Gap
Generations in the workplace are a hot topic, and for the most part, you dont have to convince people that generations really do matter. In a survey released by the Pew Research Center a few years ago...
5/15/13 at 9:18 AM Choose Marty's Path 5/1/13 at 8:49 AM
Be Vulnerable in Order to be Great 3/20/13 at 9:06 AM
The Oilfield Cafe: Mustard-BBQ Sandwiches
CLICK HERE for the full recipe! MMMMM! Don't wanna miss a thing? Subscribe to Real Oilfield Wives here....
5/14/13 at 8:02 AM Shrink for Good 4/29/13 at 7:22 AM
I Miss Daddy! 4/19/13 at 12:29 PM
2012 Forum Forward class graduates during ceremony in Fargo
FARGO, N.D. - Eight Forum Communications Co.employees were feted this week as the 2012 Forum Forward class graduated and became alumni of the companys leadership training program started several yea...
5/9/13 at 3:17 PM Forum Communications Co. announces 2013 Forum Forward class 4/12/13 at 1:24 PM
Matt Cory named next editor of The Pioneer of Bemidji, Minn. 3/27/13 at 10:09 PM
Mother's Day on a Budget
Its that time of year againSpring Clean Up; Window washing, clearing the yard of winters remnants and dusting off the grill. AND its also nearing Mothers Day. Mothers Day doesnt need to equate to pre...
5/6/13 at 5:14 AM Ways to Guarantee a Great Family Vacation 4/22/13 at 11:02 AM
Nine Steps to Dealing With Medical Debt 4/16/13 at 9:27 AM
Loving ode to bridge poets: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Before we move on to the next bridge poem, here is a question to ask you readers: Who was your favorite poet when you grew up and what poems was he/she famous for? I'm completely sure you grew up li...
5/6/13 at 4:49 AM Penning the loving ode to bridge poets 4/30/13 at 4:57 AM
Flensburg and Bridgehunter going separate ways 4/17/13 at 5:21 AM
Vintage Racing Videos
We love to watch vintage race footage! ("Vintage": Any race that's been recorded on VHS tape or previous formats.) This video is from the Jeff Hapala home video collection. It features racing from the...
4/15/13 at 2:10 PM Twists And Turns 4/7/13 at 1:19 PM
TRL Poll 10/22/12 at 10:25 PM
Movie Review: The Artist
I was afraid The Artist would be a pretentious piece of crud, partly because it had won so many awards, and partly because it was both in black-and-white and almost without sound. After all, using bl...
3/17/13 at 4:56 PM Review: The Dark Knight Rises 8/9/12 at 3:32 PM
Movie Review: The Avengers 5/10/12 at 1:00 PM
Coming To Terms With The Pioneer Woman: Dr. Pepper In My Pot Roast
I was a hesitant Pioneer Woman fan. There was just something about her television show that annoyed me. Everything about Ree Drummond seemed too perky and too pristine. Her delivery was so deliberate...
2/19/13 at 7:44 AM Jeni Goes Outside and Wiener Schnitzel In Paul Bunyan Country 7/24/12 at 9:55 PM
A Photo Journey: The Enchanted Highway, Little Missouri National Grasslands & Theodore Roosevelt National Park 7/11/12 at 8:05 PM
Ask The Expert - Expert Revealed: Introducing Dr. T
I am very excited to introduce and welcome Dr. James Torkildson as Not aLone Mom's official "expert" for "Ask the Expert"! I will have the privilege of sitting down with "Dr. T" each month to ask thos...
1/28/13 at 2:55 PM