“Don’t worry be happy” is a song by American musician Bobby Mcferrin released in 1988 the year I was married. At the time, I don’t know that i…


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The 2021 fishing season is well underway and once again, we are under very strict regulations on the harvest of walleyes from Mille Lacs Lake.

As former educators and the Republican leads on the House Education Policy and Education Finance committees, we have dedicated our lives to ma…

Growing up in the 60s and 70s, I learned respect from watching my parents interact with family, friends, neighbors, and strangers. Their inter…

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“Our family reunions have turned into an organ recital,” my Mom quipped. She died two years ago as I write this, and I sorely miss her wit and…

On a recent trip to the hardware store, I parked behind a very patriotic pickup truck. It had an U.S. Army decal, a huge decal of the Pledge o…

With the advent of the summer grilling season, this seems like a good time to discuss cooking outside versus indoors. One cool, dark evening, …

 June has three big events in store for us: the summer solstice, the last of 2021’s three supermoons, and a partial eclipse of the sun.

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