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About Ms. C

I teach at NDSU...but I remain a student of life with all the enthusiasm that entails. My favorite saying is, "Sometimes you have to take the leap and build your wings on the way down." In the new forty that is what I am doing...building my wings.

How does it make you feel?

Well folks, the new carpet is in.  I must say, I underestimated how big a difference it would make.  I selected the same color for the entire upper floor and stairs – a neutral brown blend – and I expected … Continue reading

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Lessons learned…

I postponed getting new carpet for almost three years because more interesting projects kept capturing my attention.  Carpeting, while nice, does not excite me all that much.  I can think of so many other ways to spend money on home … Continue reading

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Choose your words wisely…

File this one under: Yes, this just happened. I was talking with my son Cory on the phone tonight. I said, “Do you want to be a big brother?” Cory said, “What?” I repeated, “Do you want to be a … Continue reading

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I am an accomplice…

My Sorento is the killer of many bugs. I do not like killing living things if I can avoid it.  The Sorento seems to have no problem with bugs meeting their demise on its windshield.  I personally would rather not … Continue reading

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Have you thanked your local emergency manager?

My love affair with emergency management wasn’t ignited by a Hollywood disaster movie or by a desire to save the day.  My love affair began when I first met the emergency managers in North Dakota and learned of the good, … Continue reading

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