Courage in the Kitchen
Many years ago we used to drive from Murray, Kentucky to Hayward, Wisconsin in one day. Eight hundred miles may not seem so far today, but in the 1970s three hundred of those miles were on two-lane highways that went through cities like Rockford, Illinois, that had, I swear, forty traffic lights timed to turn red as we approached them.
Actually, part of the pleasure of the trip north was driv...
April 16, 2015 - 9:32am
Home Improvement with Andy Lindus
A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to participate in a Twitter Chat with the staff of Angie's List, including founder, Angie's Hicks. The objective of the chat was to discuss timely home improvement topics and to address homeowner questions about improving their home. (To view the chat in its entirety, visit https://storify.com/AngiesList/alhomechat.) One of the questions we received was "...
April 13, 2015 - 12:34pm
The Minnesota Bashaw Blog
The city of Duluth recently lost their lawsuit against the Fond-du-Luth Casino. In the article that was written in the Duluth News Tribune it stated the Casino will not be paying for the utilities. Are you kidding me? I get the whole sovereign land and what not but really? The casino is located in the city, uses city streets, uses the water, uses the sewage, uses the Duluth Police Department, u...
April 08, 2015 - 10:31am
Appropo of Nothing
A friend posed this question on Facebook the other day, What do you say out loud (or in your head) the most during the day? Answers ranged from WTF? to Whered I put my . . . ? My answer was Oh. Its the truth. I think or say oh a lot during the day. The more I thought about it, I decided that its a pretty profound word.
Oh, my bed is so cozy. Oh crap, I have to pee. My first waking thought is o...
February 11, 2015 - 8:55pm
Over the past couple of days, Buffalo, NY and northwestern New York have been experiencing lake effect snow of epic proportions. As the band rolls through (as seen above), people have been stuck on roadways and stranded in their homes for hours to even a day and counting now as seen below.
With a couple of snow totals coming in, places are ranging from 5 to 5.5 feet of snow around the B...
November 20, 2014 - 2:51am
We Teach, We Learn
Theres a lot of noise out there.
No doubt youve heard it by now. The advice. The questions. The expectations. The clichs about graduating, moving on, transitions, working hard, the value of education, perseverance, wearing sunscreen. . .
So tell me, what are you going to do with the rest of your life? What do you mean, youre not sure? Shouldnt you know by now? I mean, how much time do ...
June 04, 2013 - 3:05pm