Rampage!!!!

My first orientation to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) was last year when I visited my brother and went to watch my nephew Paul at a training session.  It was then that I became a fan – not of the fighting (although the battle with the heavy bag is one that I find absolutely titillating as…
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Ready To Rumble!

It is amazing what a solid night’s sleep can do for you.  I slept 10 uninterrupted hours last night – 10 uninterrupted hours – how heavenly is that??!!  Then I awoke to the lovely sound of my neice Rita’s cooing and chattering…sleep and a joyous awakening – that is exactly what the Dr. ordered (and…
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I’ll Be Back…but He Won’t.

I love my adopted state best, even on the days when I complain about it.  If I had it all to do over again I would still fall in love with North Dakota (indeed, my love affair with the state may be the most enduring one I have known).  Still, so much of my history remains…
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Thank You North Dakota For The “errand”…

If you have lived in other large states such as California, New York, Texas, etc. and had cause to visit their Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)  offices you likely appreciate that a visit to the DMV was more of an “adventure” than an errand.  It has been many years since I last visited a DMV…
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Truth Or Fiction??

My dear friend from California, Rose Marie, forwarded on to me an illuminating email that juxtaposed the way the Governors of California and North Dakota operate.  It was apparently created to inject humor into the fairly bleak budget deficit crisis so many states are facing. I have to tell you though having been a longtime…
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