Monthly Archives: November 2013

Tracks in the Snow

One year ago, I began this blog and have continued to post new columns each week since.  As a way of closing the circle of the year, I am repeating a story that I shared then.  Some of you were … Continue reading

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Thanksliving

Since I am putting this up a week from Thanksgiving Day, I would like to share a column I wrote for a local magazine concerning being thankful. Thanksgiving is coming and it is one of the more enjoyable holidays, since … Continue reading

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Finding a Devil Buster

New words are always making their way into the English language.  There is a commercial currently running for Sonic drive-ins where they are trying to describe a new item and have to coin a new word.  I don’t think “spicedictive” … Continue reading

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Night People

In the summer of 1968, I worked in a large downtown Minneapolis hotel on the midnight shift.  That was a very interesting place to be.  I was hired as a “night porter”, but was really a janitor.  While guests slept … Continue reading

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