Pleasantly Tolerable…

Do you know how you know that you have become a true North Dakotan?  You know when you start viewing anything above zero with sunshine in February as a lovely day.  Seriously…lovely.  That is the mentality of the truly hardy who move into their summer attire when the temperatures start to move into the mid-30s.…
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Someone Call Hawaii Five-0…

It is always nice when North Dakota is noted as being number one for something positive.  We have been on some top ten lists that we are not proud of – such as underage drinking, binge drinking, more bars per capita, highest apartment rental costs, largest condoms, etc.  I cringe when we claw our way…
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The North Dakota Hillbillies

I saw a map on Facebook from the Apartment Guide today that caused my head to do a 360 degree rotation.  Yes, that’s right – a full-on Linda Blair.  And yes, there was some foaming at the mouth as well. And here is why – the Apartment Guide has pegged Williston, North Dakota as having…
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Enchanting Indeed!

In all my time in North Dakota – about 17 years now – I have never visited the Enchanted Highway.  I have heard that it is a route you can catch near Dickinson on your way to or from the Black Hills.  The 32 mile stretch of highway features a series of giant-sized scrap metal…
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North Dakota Goes Hollywood!

I am not a diehard fan of American Idol, but I am a diehard fan of North Dakota. As such, I will be tuning into American Idol this year to watch one of North Dakota’s own – 19 year-old Andrina Brogden.  Andrina was born in Bismarck but was raised (since age 6) in West Fargo. …
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