Crowd Waving Stars and Stripes Flags

The United States Owes A Debt To You…

To the many military members and veterans I know and to the many, many thousands I do not, I thank you for your commitment to the ideals of the United States and your service to our country.  Although you are many when viewed as a collective, you are few when scattered about the whole of…
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Political symbols

Use Your Power…Send The Circus Packing.

America is not the country it used to be.  Big money and partisan politics over the last couple of decades have left the majority of American citizens wanting.  The chasm between the haves and have-nots has grown dramatically.  Our government has become a three-ring circus – a circus no one feels good about. Too often,…
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Rocky Horror

Rocky Horror And The Virgins…

We went to the second to last performance of Rocky Horror last night at The Stage at Island Park.  The campy musical was put on by Music  Theatre Fargo-Moorhead (MTFM) and sought to offer the midnight movie theater experience in a musical theater offering. It was bawdy, funny, and in some cases, gleefully raunchy. MTFM,…
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Thank You, script lettering

From Where I Stand Today…

Thank you devoted readers of The New Forty for five years of loyalty.  I want you to know that postings on The New Forty will be intermittent for the remainder of 2014.  This has nothing to do with my health or well-being (well, as long you don’t count stress as a detractor of my health and…
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Woman sitting outdoors with cell phone

Etchings Of My Womanhood…

You may have heard in this age of technology that there is a smartphone app for virtually everything.  At least that is what I am told by my tech-savvy teenager..  Dinosaurs like me are still adjusting to the pedestrian activities of texting and messaging. So it came as no surprise that my daughter Cheyenne told…
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