Encourage, Inspire Yourself

I left the house and wanted to remember some files off my 120 GB hard drive and onto my 1 TB external drive, so I left myself a note in Notepad on my computer screen: TRANSFER SOME FILES TONIGHT!!! Then, for fun, I followed with: YOU ARE SPECIAL, LAURIE SWENSON. And then I kept going,…
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A Day For Ann Daley

I got a bigger window into the big world of Ann Daley Sunday afternoon at her 80th birthday party. I’ve known Ann for a few years through my work at the Bemidji Pioneer. I’m not sure when we met, but it might have been at the Bemidji Senior Center’s (now the Paul Bunyan Senior Activity…
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The Girl With Green Hair

We humans are an envious lot. For a lot of us, what we’re born with just isn’t good enough. The grass is always greener, they say… If your hair is straight as a stick (like mine), you’ll envy your friend’s gorgeous curls. She, on the other hand, will curse those hard-to-control kinks while wishing she…
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