From the Side
I found a deer tick in my rear recently and it sure brought back a flood of memories about me and Elvis.
The easiest and fastest way to make compost is to build layers of “brown” and “green” organic matter. Brown can be anything dry such as leaves or straw.
Duty to Warn
Gary G. Kohls, MD
Rarely can I find information about the crazy-making drugs involved, the prescribing physicians, or the institutions that were treating the individual before the unexpected death. Patient confidentiality is usually the reason given for the cover-ups
when it becomes clear that the city will have to pay to support Spirit Mountain forever, citizens will start to ask the question that always gets asked too late: How did this happen?
Students have to learn that studying the past is the first step in controlling their future. Henry Ford said, “History is bunk.” It is not. It is our life’s blood. History, including the art, music, literature, architecture, and politics of the times
North Shore Notes
Nothing will ever convince me the bagpipes were not made by a willful teenager bent on punishing stubborn parents who surprised everyone by liking the sound and then forcing the poor kid to play and play until today we’re at Amazing Grace.
Conservationists opposed federal delisting because it meant that wolf management would be left to each state within its own boundaries and that the wolf’s slow, tenuous recovery would be jeopardized.
The Air Force clearly and unequivocally pledges strict adherence to the laws of war, many enacted prior to Japan’s WWII aggression.
There is something to be said for the value of something, such as a golf course, a hiking trail, or any green space beyond the actual dollars and cents. Duluthians should do everything in their power to keep what they have.
Last week I asked, “What did I learn in school?” with an emphasis on how much I had forgotten of what I supposedly learned.
When the going gets tough, Congress gets going! On vacation, that is. They’re taking off this entire month and much of September and October.
The Obama administration’s espionage case against alleged CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling is expected to come to trial soon
Eat & Drink
Yummy chocolate tones of the stout become undertones here as the stinging Maynard Ferguson-like high notes from the Door County cherries take the lead. I love that effect.
The Merriam-Wesbster Pocket dictionary defines parasite as “A plant or animal living in, on, or with some other plant or animal.” This definition truly fits the brown-headed cowbird
Finally, I settled into picking the ingredients for my next culinary cultivation: kimchi. Kimchi is a traditional Korean side dish made of fermented vegetables. I tried it for the second time last winter, and the spicy-sour flavors are growing on me.
The Masked Fan
First off, unlike some hockey publications that put out their annual “prediction” editions (The Hockey News, TSN, etc.), that’s not exactly what a sports book does. In the case of a sports book, or “odds makers,” their job is to set a “betting line”
On a normal mid-August weekend, sports fans in Minnesota can take their pick. Watch the Minnesota Twins play a ball game, or go up to Brainerd and watch the National Hot Rod Association’s annual drag-race
With Dr. Sullivan being the only human solace in which the girls have now confided the secret of “A” being an emotional terrorist, Dr. Sullivan disappears. Dr. Sullivan beckons the girls to a group office visit but a note appears which says “The doc
After decades of the least intelligent members of society producing the vast majority of the offspring, human beings have declared themselves too dumb to differentiate real news from satirical sources. “Satire”
Here was an artist creating a symphony of shapes, colors and forms under the direction of her own internal conductor. I was utterly impressed
They’re not trying to be something they’re not on this album that ends up being a decently fun listen. It’s the kind of album you might want to put on while disembarking on a road trip.