Opinion
Usually, and especially during this time of the year, I don’t really do anything like this. I mean, this week in particular is crunch time, all the time, what with prepping my inventory and sleigh for stopping at millions of houses over the course of a single night. Not to mention double- and trip...Read More
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Christmas is often seen as “the most wonderful time of the year” but for many the holiday season brings heartache and anger. It becomes yet another holiday spent without a loved one. Last January I wrote about my extraordinary grandmother celebrating her 99th birthday. It was a difficult article...Read More
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Last week, I spoke about how a Christmas wish list evolves from childhood to adulthood – each year wishing for peace instead of war, for safety instead of fear, for one more day with a lost loved one. While those wishes are surely justified, sadly their reality is unlikely to impossible. So how do...Read More
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In junior high my choir teacher, Mrs. Weatherman, chose a song for our holiday concert titled “My Grown-up Christmas List.” As young teenagers, one would not expect the lyrics to mean much to us, but the choice of song came at a pivotal time in my life. While the memory is too distant to recall ...Read More
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Getting old is weird. When you’re a kid, you want nothing more than to grow up, be the boss, have all the toys and stay up as late as you want. Down with authority! Up with beer and R-rated movies! Then you reach your college years, and it’s perfect. You’ve gained your independence, but you’...Read More
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To the Editor: I just want to write about my really great experience at the Hennepin County Medical Center Golden Valley Clinic on Duluth Street. In particular about Dr. Bryan Nelson and his staff. They were patient with my questions, very helpful, and they really seem to care about their patients. ...Read More
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