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Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed every year on the last Monday in May. It honors those who died serving in the United States military.

It’s not your imagination – there really are a lot more people suffering from mental illness now than in the past.

My thoughts of snowshoeing are over, it’s the  middle of April, shoes hanging in the greenhouse for another season.

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I thought it might be interesting to look at some major events in history that happened on April 13.

Being a home owner comes with a lot of work. I can understand why so many choose townhome or apartment living where so many tasks are taken care of.

There have been cases in the news recently involving developers who claim to have support from a community in which they want to work, while w…

The gap between winter and spring can be filled with the promise of warmth or the dread of an extended winter depending on one’s outlook. I’m …

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So a month or so ago I did a column about my snowshoeing exploits with a bad right hip, cartilage totally gone, hip replacement coming up in a…

Now I am thinking I should take up gardening. It would probably be a smart thing if the world ends up experiencing food shortages. Not to ment…

Whew! What a few weeks it’s been!  Not only worldwide but in my personal life as well.

Is propaganda a thing of the past? Or is it real and present in 2022?

It’s about this time every year when I question why I live in Minnesota.

From the moment my twin boys took their first breath, I fully understood unconditional love and knew my life would never just revolve around m…

So, I have been thinking a lot about cancer lately. I was only in my 20s when I lost my dad to malignant melanoma.

So there is the proverbial dispute about which is better, cats or dogs.

The idiom “in the zone” describes a state of focused concentration on the performance of an activity, in which one dissociates oneself from di…

The origins of the internet are rooted in the U.S. of the 1950s. The Cold War was at its height and huge tensions existed between North Americ…

Did you ever wonder where some of the phrases or proverbs we use came from?

Leroy had been kicking the can in front of him for a few years, figured it was going on time to try something more challenging, like taking th…

My daughters and I are “wordies” and share things we come across such as misused words or mixed metaphors.

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