Looking back over my life, I often think of the best advice I have ever received.
Last weekend, as we celebrated the day set aside to honor our moms, I was reminded of a child’s eye view of motherhood, something that was shared with me by a woman I met a few years ago, while working on a story about a teacher-in-waiting, fresh off her student teacher assignment.
It is fascinating how people approach vacations differently.
Instead of complaining about the weather over the past month, I’ve been putting the extended winter to good use indoors.
Graduation is just around the corner.
Change is a part of life. Or so claims an age-old saying.
What started as a wild and crazy March in several areas of sports, local high school to world-wide events, carried on through the first week of April and in all likelihood will only continue deep into the summer.
It’s been a relatively quiet few weeks in our house as winter sports activities have ended and we wait for the snow to (hopefully) melt in time for the baseball/softball season to get under way.
Anoka County is becoming a mini hotbed of entertainment.
As co-workers share anecdotes about babies’ firsts and seek advice about parenting their little ones, as one anticipates the birth of her twins and we celebrate another new mom with a baby shower, I’m entering a curious new chapter in the mysterious story of the parent-child connection.
When I was interviewing Mounds View resident Ken Glidden for an article about the possibility of MnPASS lanes being constructed along I-35W north of downtown Minneapolis to Lexington Avenue in Blaine, one good point he raised was that the government needs to figure out a better long-term funding sol...
I am easily distracted.
A press release last week revealed that FIFA, the world’s governing body of football (soccer), has at last embraced goal-line technology.
I am such a kid.
Sports Illustrated’s Audibles by Chris Burke continued a tradition started by Dr. Z of ranking the NFL (television) announcing teams Feb. 8.
As I write this column, the bumbling burglars are just starting to be outsmarted by young Kevin in the movie “Home Alone.”
I’m noticing a large social gap emerging between generations these days.
Calls of “Hei og velkommen” fill my dreams these days as Scandinavian heritage beckons a visit – if not with a trip to my forefathers’ Norwegian farm town, at least with the making of lefse, a tasty Norwegian comfort food.
Sunday night I watched a segment on “Dateline” that focused on four 20-something roommates addicted to their cell phones.
The name, Lionel Messi, may not ring a bell with many sports fans in the United States, but the world over he is considered the greatest soccer player in the world today and arguably one of the best that has ever played the game, talked about in the same breath as Pele, Maradona, Cruyff.
The world is coming to an end!
More than 20 years ago sports fans were introduced to the uber athlete known as Bo Jackson.