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July's Beautiful Woman: Two-time organ recipient Kristi Fabre looks at life with the beauty of optimism
GLYNDON, Minn. - Kristi Fabre giggles as she poses with her husband Ryan in the farm field behind their house in Glyndon. Its hot and muggy. But the thick air isnt what stands out most. Its the blin...
7/31/12 at 6:52 AM Congratulations to our July finalists! Vote now! 6/26/12 at 11:00 PM
But can he play soccer? Yes, yes he can
The message sounded too good to be true. As president of the Duluth Amateur Soccer League, its common for me to receive e-mails from people new to the area looking to join a team. But Id never read o...
7/28/12 at 11:00 PM There’s no one to blame but yourself for missing class 12/27/11 at 12:00 AM
Death isn't funny, but Twitter and Kim Jong Il changed that 12/20/11 at 12:00 AM
Small Town Saturday Night
Howl at the moon; shoot out the lights. The folksy folks of small town China reminded me of the community I grew up in. After chugging along 12 hours of train track southbound from Beijing, I arrived ...
7/28/12 at 8:57 AM One Final Trek: Off to Beijing 6/23/12 at 9:38 AM
mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory
This was not part of our initial summer vacation plans: It was a possible Plan C that turned into Plan A that turned into one of the most well-received five hours of our family vacation in Minneapo...
7/23/12 at 10:20 PM mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory 7/23/12 at 10:13 PM
mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory 7/23/12 at 6:26 AM
Desperate Housewives: Thanks from a (formerly) Desperate Mom!
I'm a little melancholy today. Not overly sad or distraught. Just a little wistful and sentimental. Last night I said "goodbye" to an old friend, "Desperate Housewives." Yeah, I know it's just a TV s...
5/14/12 at 12:28 PM
What It's Really Like to be a Mom
Before I had kids I remember hearing the phrase, Youll never really understand what its like to be a mom until you are one. I have to admit to thinking that geez, I have a pretty good imagination an...
5/9/12 at 9:38 AM Spring Clean to Help Others Succeed 3/12/12 at 10:04 AM
Tomorrow's Child 3/9/12 at 9:30 AM
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 6:09 AM Family ties 3/1/12 at 1:16 AM
Back to — almost — normal 9/28/11 at 6:41 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 7:53 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 8:37 AM Extreme Coupons: Online Tools to Help You Save Money and Time 2/7/12 at 10:07 AM
Your Young One Can Make a Difference Too! 11/23/11 at 2:30 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 9:29 AM The real jewels 12/21/11 at 8:47 AM
Got thanks? Share them! 11/23/11 at 11:32 AM
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 1:10 PM Baby's got a birthdate... 12/1/11 at 12:32 PM
Frustration... 11/23/11 at 3:56 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 9:58 AM Family Christmas Countdown 11/22/11 at 4:52 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 3:57 PM Climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa 11/9/11 at 1:10 PM
Top International Vacation Destinations 10/13/11 at 8:00 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 4:41 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 1:34 PM Half Of All Parents Are Men 11/1/11 at 9:24 AM
Most important meal of the day. 9/26/11 at 9:14 PM