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3 components to a perfect looking deck! Inspect, Clean & Stain!
With year round exposure to sun, rain and lets not forget that four letter word that plagued us for the last seven months.snow, in our neck of the woods it takes a toll on your wood deck. Anyone who...
5/17/13 at 9:48 AM Slashing Summer Energy Costs 5/16/13 at 7:59 AM
What is Something You Can’t See, Smell or Taste In Your Home?.....Radon Gas! 5/10/13 at 8:40 AM
Seniors and caregivers rally for ‘five and five’ state aid increase
By Danielle Killey Maple Lawn Nursing Home administrator Arlan Swanson said his organization is the biggest employer in Fulda, but he says his staff is struggling because he cannot give them raises a...
5/3/13 at 8:36 AM Political notebook: GOP race for Minnesota governor off and running 4/29/13 at 9:55 AM
Resolution 'a good first step' 9/22/09 at 5:17 AM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Popular times...
4/19/13 at 7:35 AM Rural Reflections Radio 2/1/13 at 6:32 AM
Hydroponic Fodder Project 1/26/13 at 9:14 AM
Dining room, start to finish
I know my dining room redux has nothing whatsoever to do with gardening, even tangentially. But bear with me--it's the most exciting thing that's happened to me in months (aside from our wonderful vac...
3/27/13 at 7:55 AM Making progress 3/25/13 at 8:34 AM
My lovey, dovey Valentines
I must admit, I was a little disappointed to learn that my blog for the newspaper this week fell on Valentines Day. As a single person, what do I have to say about the subject of love and commitment? ...
2/13/13 at 5:25 PM The Deep Chill 1/21/13 at 9:50 PM
Strangers among us 12/2/12 at 10:58 PM
Safety Deposit Boxes End Up on EBay?
Most people perceive the items they place in bank safety deposit boxes as valuable, hard to replace documents or thatare significant part of family history,money, jewels, you name it. Safety deposit ...
2/11/13 at 12:58 PM Save Money and Time with Home Inventory 6/21/12 at 5:32 PM
Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man...
10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
A Neighborhood Boy with No Parents Around
Last night I was walking home when a faint voice got my attention. I looked toward the houses on my left and saw a boy looking at me sitting on the steps of a house. "What's that?" I asked back. "Yo...
9/4/12 at 9:53 AM Hmm, Maybe Canada Really is on Top of the U.S. 7/17/12 at 3:26 PM
Investor vs. Liberal: a Poignant Daily Show Interview 6/13/12 at 8:11 AM
I Can See Clearly Now
Whenever you buy a storage container, think clear. I have been in basements of many clients with Rubbermaid tubs filled to the brim with unknown stuff. Not only are houses filled with the Rubbermaid b...
8/13/12 at 3:41 AM How To Create A Portable Home Office 1/2/12 at 10:42 AM
Think Before You Buy 10/18/11 at 8:43 AM
Rethinking the medical home... again
The medical home model, seen by many as a solution to what ails primary care, continues to receive mixed reviews suggesting it may not be living up to its promise. The latest dose of reality comes fr...
7/10/12 at 1:28 PM A vision of future health care 1/30/12 at 1:15 PM
Team spirit 8/16/10 at 2:20 PM
Summer salad easy to tote to Independence Day picnics.
If you've been to a Twins baseball game at Target Field on a Sunday afternoon, you may have satisfied your hunger pangs with a refreshing healthful salad from the Roots for the Home Team Garden Goodie...
7/2/12 at 10:34 AM
Who gave these people permission to drive on my road anyway, they ruined a perfectly good photo. This is a spot in the road where I like to stop and take a photo of the empty road and the surrounding...
7/20/10 at 5:47 AM Places I Remember 4/29/10 at 5:44 AM
A Wild Ride 5/24/09 at 4:54 AM
Appetite for Olives
Did you know that olives are one of the world's oldest foods known? They are thought to have originated on the Mediterranean island of Crete between 5,000 and 7,000 years ago before spreading to ...
1/8/10 at 3:44 AM Fish Tacos 5/4/09 at 4:44 AM