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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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Why? Why Not Minot

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a few years now. Why? Because I am intrigued and a little perplexed why people keep visiting a post I wrote more than five years ago called “Why Not Minot”  At the time, … 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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The Green Salad Thing

This column appeared in a recent edition of the Devils Lake Journal newspaper in my hometown of Devils Lake, North Dakota. A few weeks ago I wrote about an episode of HGTV’s popular “Chopped Show” where one of the ingredients … Continue reading

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Facebook – the modern day global scrapbook

(This column appeared in a recent edition of my hometown newspaper, the Devils Lake Journal in Devils Lake, N.D.) I recently discovered a scrapbook from my Devils Lake High School days that I had long forgotten I even possessed and … Continue reading

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