Okay, Maybe Not A Saint…

Every year, for the past half a dozen years, I have roomed with my friend Mary for the annual International Association of Emergency Managers conference.  The handful of days we spend at the conference each year are always a whirlwind of catching up and creating new memories.  We talk, we laugh, we work, and we…
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It Isn’t Really The Art At All…it’s The Artist.

My daughter Sarah and I spent the evening at a Coaster & Clipboard Frame Workshop at The Studio in downtown Fargo.  The workshop was hosted by Kristine Wallin the gifted woman behind Bipolart.  Kristine had all the supplies, treats, music, and guidance and all we had to do was show up ready to have fun. …
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I Sat At The Virgin Table…

Tonight I went with my niece Emilie and my daughter Sarah to see Thunder from Down Under at the Dakota Magic Casino.  Sarah purchased the tickets for Emilie’s 21st birthday and like the good aunt I am I said I would go along to help celebrate.  Sarah also gave Emilie 21 dollars so that she would…
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This Is BIG.

Well, tonight was Halloween in Orlando and I can sum it up like this: BIG HAIR.   BIG LAUGHS.   BIG TROUBLE. Enough said.  😉                                                 One thousand two hundred and thirteen of the new forty…
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Trouble #1 & Trouble #2

Some of the buildings on the EMI campus have card access.  There is an official looking panel on the wall when you enter in the lobby of these controlled-access buildings where a light turns green when you swipe your card.  When returning to the building that my room is in this afternoon the green light…
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