Category Archives: Small town life

Fatty Fatty Two By Four

When I was thinking of a title for this blog post, Fatty Fatty Two By Four was what first came to mind. I thought the rest that followed was couldn’t get through the kitchen door, but when I googled it … Continue reading

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Riding in The Back Seat: Christmas and Other Small Town Memories

This time of year when I am Christmas shopping I often think of a favorite childhood holiday candy. Growing up in the small town of Devils Lake, ND, our family belonged to St. Olaf Lutheran Church. We participated in the … Continue reading

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Sands Saved

In late 2013, I wrote about the Sands Theater here in little ole downtown Brush being in dire need of raising funds to convert to digital or risk not being able to show movies any longer on its archaic movie … Continue reading

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An Ode

One of my Devils Lake Central High School Class of 79 classmates, Brad Blazer, recently passed away after a hard fought battle with cancer. The day one of my other classmates, Roger – one of Brad’s very close friends – … Continue reading

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Bedtime at Grandma’s

I have wonderful memories of both sets of my grandparents, especially from around the holidays. We typically spent Christmas Eve in Devils Lake, N.D., with my paternal grandparents who tended to have a little louder, looser and larger gathering – … Continue reading

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Published in the Post!

Dear blog readers: An article I wrote for the Brush News-Tribune appeared today on the Denver Post home page. The article is about a community hearing that was held this week in Brush regarding allowing the cultivation and retail sale … Continue reading

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Dock What, Where?

There is a scene in the movie “Pretty Woman” where actor Richard Gere’s character tries to open his hotel room using a magnetized card key rather than an actual key, causing him frustration in trying to get the card to … Continue reading

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