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The Times, They Are A Changing

Something is terribly wrong in the world today and if this is progression, I wonder if we were not better off in the Stone Age. Not a day passes without frightening headlines, depictions of mayhem and carnage. Boy, the times are a changing. Only yesterday the headlines were about Nice, France. Yet another dark day…
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The Prince Of Purple

Who can forget such hits as ‘Little Red Corvette (1983), ‘Purple Rain (1984), ‘Kiss’ (1986), or ‘Sign ‘0’ the Time (1987). I grew up listening to Prince and can still remember dancing to ‘When Doves Cry’ back in 1984. The man born ‘Prince Rogers Nelson’ was an icon for so many. Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumental prodigy,…
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Nurture And Educate

This weekend is full of fun family friendly activities! One includes author Gavin Hill at the Barnes & Noble store in Saint Cloud with his book titles for all ages! A Lesson in the Jungle will be featured at the 11 a.m. storytime followed by a Jungle Scavenger hunt! Following storytime Gavin will be in…
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Reality Is Often Crueler Than Fiction

A boy was sadistically bullied most of his school years by a group of cruel and malicious students. They hit him and kicked him, threw food at him and pushed his head down the toilet. They degraded him and humiliated him, insulted him and filled his days with a constant fear that nobody cared to…
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Watch Out Behind You!

Central Minnesota has been experiencing lovely weather allowing vast opportunities to get outside and breathe fresh air. I was a passenger going for a leisurely drive to enjoy the beauty of pelicans gliding across quiet waters.  We were lucky to see several pelicans actively catching fish. I happened to look out the side view mirror…
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