The other day I saw some statistic's that showed the disparity in grades and achievement between white children and children of other races in our schools. Although I have known for some time that this existed, I never realized how significant it was.
I read an article from the Star Tribune the other day which, in effect, said "working class people are being priced out of having happy marriages." That somehow, good marriages and happy couples exist only because they come from prosperous roots.
Each year, at the start of the New Year, we take pause to think about the things that we did last year that we just as soon would not repeat this year. They were mostly things that were unproductive, or hurt other people or us.
I wanted to write something for the anniversary of 9/11 but I didn’t want to write about the falling towers or the burning Pentagon. We’ve all seen way too many pictures of the incredible carnage, the soot-smudged faces and crushed fire trucks. We have all cried and mourned for the fallen and as...
This letter is directed to all of those who smoke, but mostly to those who are considering taking up the habit and are not yet hooked. Most of the people who are already actively smoking, are in some form of denial as to what it will do to their health. They hang their hat on the premise that they w...
Today in Photos 11.04.13 to 11.17.13New Pathways 80s Prom5A Warrior Football Semi-Final Against ChaskaMy GalleryClimbing Tree at Gregory ParkWarriors Girls Swimming and Diving FeatureOut and About at Kiwanis ParkCenter for Lifelong Learning - Vietnam ProgramNorthridge Fire Fort Ripley
What is a "living wage" for a family of four in the Brainerd Lakes Area?