In 1860, an uneasy Charles Darwin confided in a letter to a friend: “I had no intention to write atheistically” but “I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created the Ichneumonidae with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of caterpillars.”
President Obama has finally given the dreaded sequester some attention. The $1.2 trillion package of spending cuts - designed to be so punitive that neither party would ever allow them to phase in - is scheduled to take effect March 1.
It had been three years since Harlan Holmvig's wife of 54 years passed away. In September, he found a beautifully crested gold frame in his rural Crosby home that he knew would be perfect to display a photo from their wedding day.