It’s a shame that instead of reflecting on a terrific season the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football team just had, I can’t stop being frustrated and at times angry about the bowl game they are going to.
It would be en vogue to write a column eschewing the material gift giving of the holidays.
During these last few days before Thanksgiving, we approach the second anniversary of my brother’s passing and I am again reminded of the many gifts Jeff shared with us.
Two weeks ago, I traveled with my father to Springfield, Ill., to see where Abraham Lincoln and his family lived before they moved to the White House after the 1860 presidential election.
I spend a lot of my free time reading books, thinking about books or finding what to add to my library queue. So when I heard that a selection from the Anoka-Hennepin School District’s 2013 Rock the Book, an optional summer reading program, had struck a nerve with some parents, I had to see what the fuss was about.
Drivers in Minnesota are beginning to see a traffic control mechanism that has been common in other parts of the world for decades – the roundabout.