This is the greatest winter ever. All we heard was doom and gloom. Higher than normal snow fall and lower than normal temperatures. In Minnesota, that means REALLY bad. I don’t mean to jinx it but our average snow fall to date is around 55″. Right now, we’ve had 15″. Total. For …

Recently, President Obama put forth a proposal to create new jobs by updating and refurbishing schools and other public buildings. To be honest, I don’t know the details but that’s irrelevant to my ire. Soon after, some Republicans were asked for their opinion on the idea. These gentlemen stated that they …

Holy cow, is my life different. I have a new girlfriend, a new family, a new job and a new house but some things never change. Football Sunday is still football Sunday. It is all encompassing and consuming. Between the actual games and tracking my fantasy team, I go into my own …

I live in a trailer park. I have for over 8 years now. Its been a point of embarrassment and among other things has led me to isolate myself from friends and family. Its mortifying to think about having people over and saying this is where I live.  A very small group of people have …

There have been a great deal of changes happening in my life. Unfortunately, my association with Home Instead has ended, at least as a Staffer. It was a struggle from the beginning and really was never a good fit. Among other issues, being tethered to a telephone for the vast …

There is nothing like a day on the lake, especially when my kids and grandkids are providing the entertainment. To celebrate a successful summer semester of algebra and biology and an impending birthday, Matt and Christy invited us out for an afternoon on Chetek’s chain of lakes. The pontoon rental …

It’s been a busy couple of weeks. My job search continues in earnest. Hard to believe that there isn’t the perfect opportunity just sitting there waiting. A couple of recent applications are very intriguing and my fingers are crossed for a chance. Health insurance is now an issue as I …