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Family foods — and ties — that bind
WORTHINGTON This is a blog that is long overdue. A year ago, for the Daily Globes annual report section (which again comes out this Saturday with a theme of Hometown Proud) I interviewed Sue Bratsch S...
3/22/12 at 7:09 AM Family ties 3/1/12 at 2:16 AM
Back to — almost — normal 9/28/11 at 7:41 AM
Well, there was no gardening, cooking, or anything else relevant to this blog that happened this weekend. But, since you insist, I will tell you about it. ;) My mom, my sister who lives in Moorhead,...
2/13/12 at 8:53 AM
For the Love of Scrapbooking: "Love Every Day" Layout
Looking for a new creative outlet or a way to preserve memories? Scrapbooking might be a great hobby for you, and you certainly wouldn't be alone. The Craft and Hobby Association reported in its 2010...
2/8/12 at 9:37 AM Extreme Coupons: Online Tools to Help You Save Money and Time 2/7/12 at 11:07 AM
Your Young One Can Make a Difference Too! 11/23/11 at 3:30 PM
The Love Letter
Growing up in a fatherless home, unprotected by her mother and sexually abused by a stepfather, Amy felt unworthy of love. Then one day a love letter arrived, one she had been waiting for all her life...
2/1/12 at 10:29 AM The real jewels 12/21/11 at 9:47 AM
Got thanks? Share them! 11/23/11 at 12:32 PM
Deck the Halls & Prep the House
December has been busier than usual around our house... While the Christmas tree was set up, lit and decorated by the second week in November, there's been presents to buy and wrap, plans to make and ...
12/6/11 at 2:10 PM Baby's got a birthdate... 12/1/11 at 1:32 PM
Frustration... 11/23/11 at 4:56 PM
10 Christmas Movies to Enjoy
Now that we are past Thanksgiving, the Christmas season is in full swing. Jessica at Life as Mom has put together a list of Christmas movies to watch during the holiday season. We are all busy with...
11/26/11 at 10:58 AM Family Christmas Countdown 11/22/11 at 5:52 PM
Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr...
11/17/11 at 4:57 PM Climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa 11/9/11 at 2:10 PM
Top International Vacation Destinations 10/13/11 at 9:00 AM
First you walk, then we talk!
Like many of us, I had my favorite teams to cheer for when I grew up in rural Minnesota. In the summer, there were the Twins in baseball; the winter time consisted of split shifts between the Timberwo...
11/17/11 at 5:41 AM
Recently, my seven year old daughter looked up from lunch and said, "Mom, I want to get my ears pierced." Hm. I looked at Aaron, and asked what his thoughts about that particular subject were. And, ...
11/2/11 at 2:34 PM Half Of All Parents Are Men 11/1/11 at 10:24 AM
Most important meal of the day. 9/26/11 at 10:14 PM
Best Of 2011: Editors Note
You voted. Now we deliver the results. Here it is: The Forums fifth annual edition of the Best of the Red River Valley, our yearly contest to see what readers think is tops in our area. From best burg...
10/28/11 at 12:00 AM
It seems like it was just last weekend that we were sweltering in 80 degree heat, and now it's dipping into the low 30's at night. Oh wait, it was last weekend and the temperature shift has been tha...
9/18/11 at 9:28 AM Summer Has Arrived 7/23/11 at 8:45 AM
Almost Boy Scout Socks 7/19/11 at 2:37 AM
Shadow Tag Complete Review
For those who have been reading along with me, Louise Erdrich's book Shadow Tag, what can I say? That threw me for a loop! My last post indicated a feeling of hope for the family, boy was I misguided....
8/27/11 at 8:49 PM
Wistful Wednesday : 1924 or thereabouts
I have this photograph. It got me to thinking about Grandma Tracies brothers..she had four brothers. She didnt talk about them as far as I can remember. This is all the menfolk. I can on...
8/3/11 at 6:26 AM Wistful Wednesday: 2002 7/6/11 at 6:07 AM
Wistful Wednesday : 1953 6/15/11 at 6:13 AM
Public Health Offices Prepare for Zombie Apocolypse, You're Next
DouglasCounty Public Health staff, along with other public health agencies in west central Minnesota, will participate in a training designed to prepare them and their family members for emergency sit...
8/2/11 at 1:58 PM
The Fish Will Tell You How to Fish Them
I signed up for the fly-fishing-for-women course through the local B&B because I needed to escape my everyday existence and learn something new. I had been drawn to the running trails near the Kin...
7/28/11 at 10:24 PM Flight of the Bumblebee 4/3/11 at 9:04 PM
Ten Throws 3/2/11 at 10:40 PM