Almost instant replay
Last week I missed an all-important meeting of the School District 166 school board because it was on the same afternoon as the Cook County Girl Scouts’ Court of Awards. At the time, I wasn’t too upset. As I told School Board Chair Jeanne Anderson before the meeting, I’d rather hang out with the Girl Scouts than sit in a school board meeting. Full Story
A question for the graduates
Centuries ago, as students came to the end of their academic careers at a particular school, they would appear before their teachers at the time of graduation. The teachers would pose a question to each student. The students would provide both an answer to the question and a defense of why their answer was correct. Full Story
A Brownies Investiture ceremony was held Oct. 11, 1979 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church for 11 new members of the Brownie troop. Full Story
Down Memory Lane
10 Years AgoMay 27, 2005
Grand Marais City Council voted May 11 to go forward with a $288,000 paving project that will cover Second Street between Eighth and 13th avenues west. The schedule calls for bid opening at the end of June, with construction beginning in July. Full Story
Therapy: What’s love got to do with It?
In my practice as a psychotherapist and especially as a yoga teacher, I see many clients who are looking to live a more heartfelt, soulful life.
Clients often mention, “My soul isn’t into things I used to enjoy.” “I’m heavy-hearted with stress, past traumas, fears, current crisis, health concerns, relationship stressors, etc.” Full Story
Bye Bye Robins
“Robins—building a nest right up there. Won’t that be fun to watch?”
We stared up at the wisps of dead grass clinging to the juncture of the power line and our house, the beginnings of a bird’s nest. Full Story
Each year my body has to endure the painful transition from accomplishing very little in the short days of winter, to the marathon of grueling work each long spring day. The goal is to finish all of my projects on land before the fishing season becomes too busy. Full Story
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