UPDATE: When I started writing this blog yesterday there were just under a million views of the KONY 2012 video.
It's gone viral. More than 19 million people have watched on...
2 years 5 weeks ago
I realize I'm outnumbered.
I'm one of a handful of people in Minnesota, and probably North America, who actually cares about soccer, and probably part of an even lesser number who cares...
2 years 40 weeks ago
Osama bin Laden is dead.
The second those words flashed across the screen Sunday night, I knew people across the world would be reacting. Ten years of searching for this man and suddenly...
2 years 50 weeks ago
My passport expired yesterday.
It doesn't sound like that big of a deal, and the reality is— I should be relieved. The little blue book that gets me in and out of the country looks...
3 years 1 day ago
My name is kind of the female equivalence of "John Smith." There are A LOT of Sarah Nelsons on planet earth.
In fact, I know there's a least three or four in the Brainerd...
3 years 2 weeks ago
By the way the weather looks right now, you would never know there was a spring-snowmegeddon pounding the Brainerd lakes area this morning.
It's so beautiful outside, I would totally pull...
3 years 3 weeks ago
I hate Los Angeles. That city takes everything that is great about California and ruins it. I might be a little biased. I am after all from Sacramento and we tend to have a bit of an inferiority...
3 years 4 weeks ago
When Abby Geotz contacted me a few weeks ago to nominate her mom for an Everyday People feature, I had no idea how big of a story I was getting. **
Like, we're talking history channel...
3 years 8 weeks ago
In my previous life, I was a teacher. I taught high school seniors. 18-year-old children who desperately wanted the world to know how grown up they were. It was of course my job to make sure...
3 years 10 weeks ago
Ten years ago this month I boarded a plane for an island country I knew little about and, frankly, had never really given much thought. I was 18, I didn't give a lot of thought to a lot of things...
3 years 13 weeks ago
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