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Kit Kat Jenni

When I was growing up in a small town in North Dakota my Mom was fond of cats, and we almost always had one in the house, even though my Dad, Fast Eddie, wasn’t so wild about them.  The first one I remember was … Continue reading

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Trot the Dog

(This column appeared last month in the Devils Lake Journal in Devils Lake, N.D.) I have written about my kit cat Jenni a number of times in this column, must recently when I returned to Devils Lake to retrieve the … Continue reading

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Finding Jenni

I recently returned, very briefly, to Devils Lake, North Dakota, for the first time since I moved back to Colorado last May. The ultra short trip’s purpose was to retrieve my remaining “stuff” from my parent’s basement. I was initially … Continue reading

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Back to the Prairie: Job Hunting Word Nerd Heads North

March 28, 2012: For you long time word nerd followers, you will remember I first started writing my blog late last spring to chronicle several road trips to my home state of North Dakota in search of employment. Although those journeys … Continue reading

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Riding In a Car with Cat and Other Stuff: Another Job Hunting Word Nerd Adventure

Friday, March 20, 2012: If you like or even mildly enjoy moving, you are part sadist, because it truly is one of the most miserable experiences from beginning to end. I have some friends and family who lived in the same … Continue reading

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Just Do It

Fri., Oct. 21, 2011: I was toiling at my dip schlepping stand at Sam’s Club one day this week when I took a break for lunch. Sam’s has very limited, but incredibly inexpensive options for lunch. You can get a large … Continue reading

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Remembering Cinderella

Sept. 25, 2011: My cat Cinder died Friday night. Although Cinder had been sick – throwing up – the day before, I most certainly wasn’t expecting her to pass away that night, so it definitely was a shock, as I had … Continue reading

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