Accidents Are Not Always Accidents

Accidents will happen, right? At least that’s what we tell ourselves when we spill the milk or shatter our wife’s heirloom vase. Sometimes accidents have more serious consequences. Cars slide on icy highways and people get killed. A boy I went to High School with had a car up on an overhead hydraulic lift and…
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Joy

Sue and I went to River Cinema 15 Saturday to see “Joy,” starring Jennifer Lawrence as the title character. The story sounded kind of interesting, but after Lawrence was nominated for this year’s Best Actress Oscar, the movie became a must see. Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro having roles in the film didn’t hurt…
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Viking Fans Are Made

Football fans aren’t born they are made. My father grew up listening to the Minnesota Gophers on the radio in the 50’s. I grew up watching the Minnesota Vikings on black and white television in the 70’s. Dad explained scoring, downs, forward passes, and punting while we watched the Vikings play the Packers, Bears, and…
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2015 Running Recap

2015 was a great year of physical activity for me. I logged 1,613 miles running and cross trained 358 miles on my Trek bike and 155 miles on stationary bikes. I guess I will maintain my status as a runner who cross trains by biking! I worked my year around running two marathons and they…
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The Best Of Me

I was in the mood for a romantic movie this afternoon, and “The Best of Me” (2014) was sitting by my DVD player, so that’s what I watched. I have to be in the mood for a Nicholas Sparks story, but when I am he always delivers. You have to understand that his stories almost…
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