So what’s with all the mounds of white stuff around the Twin Ports? No, not the whipped cream on Kevin Jacobsen’s strawberry crepes. I’m talking about all the snow we’ve received this winter.RELATED CONTENT
John D. Munsell, a former theater instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, passed away last week at the way-too-early age of 70, and though his lanky, physical self may have shuffled off this mortal coil, his vibrant and passionate spiritual self will never leave us.RELATED CONTENT
So Sue and I recently walked on the water and we didn’t even have to travel to Galilee to do it.RELATED CONTENT
So it’s been cold, really cold, which shouldn’t have come as a newsflash to anyone except maybe the weekend weather guy on Channel 10.RELATED CONTENT
So we got back from our middle-of-the-week concert in St. Paul with heavy eyelids, due to the late hour, and lighter pocketbooks, due to the merchandise table.RELATED CONTENT
So we’re heading down to the Cities this week and Kaylee is very excited. In fact, as my fingertips tap-dance along the computer keys right now and form words that are intended to be humorous, my daughter is figuring out what to wear for this huge teenybopper showRELATED CONTENT
So I’m glad the Mayans were full of bad fajitas when they gave us that goofed-up apocalyptic forecast about the world coming to an end in 2012.RELATED CONTENT
So the other day I was glancing through the Local News section of my Duluth News Tribune, and I spied something that made me giddier than a Justin Bieber fan girl. It was the schedule for the Arrowhead Library Service Bookmobile.RELATED CONTENT
So we’ve reached the end of another eventful year here in the Twin Ports, and what did 2012 teach us?RELATED CONTENT
When our family makes the winter trek to Marcia Hales’ holiday “Spirit in the Lights” display, we’re making our annual trek to Christmas.RELATED CONTENT
BRIAN MATUSZAK: So you know that chunk of time you have right around the second or third weekend in November when Thanksgiving is so close it causes your chest to cinch up tighter than Jim Stauber’s wallet because you realize your year is basically over?
BRIAN MATUSZAK: So, there used to be a time when a sketch comedy artist could stand on a stage in this town, utter the words “Jeno” and “Fedo” for two hours, and audiences would eat it up. Sadly, that time has now come to an end.
So, it’s Thanksgiving weekend, which means a lot of lethargic napping after turkey interaction. Or, as we refer to it in Minnesota: Vikings game day. I’m too groggy to concentrate, so let’s silly things up with another random thoughts column!
So, judging by all the Halloween merchandise on clearance (I can’t imagine why more people didn’t buy the fake Kardashian butts at K-Mart, but at 75percent off, I’ll take ‘em all – never know when you’ll have to host a Packer Party) and by all the Christmas stuff being shoved in my face faster than the Duluth School Board hustles Art Johnston out of closed-door meetings, I’d say the holidays are in full swing. But during this busy time of year, please don’t forget about Thanksgiving.RELATED CONTENT