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It’s science-fair season, and my fifth grader, Ellen, is testing if the width of a cat’s whiskers truly alerts them to whether or not they will fit through a hole. Her project is titled: Whisker widths. Fortunately, she has enough at-home test subjects with our three felines, Rocky, Honey, and...
Everybody ought to have a bucket list, things you want to see or do before for whatever reason you can’t see or do them. It goes to the idea life is short – live it as best you can. The items in a bucket list don’t have to be exceptional or so extravagant they’re not realistic for some. Bucket...
The world may look at climate change in many different ways. I believe one thing that can’t be denied truthfully is that it is changing. As president of the Twin Cities Meteorological Society, I have developed a growing annual Minnesota State of the Climate event. I am lucky to be friends with two...
These are my daughters. The above photo was taken at the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s (MNA) Annual Awards Banquet last week. They are holding the awards I received at the event, the adults-only event. Yes. I did the unspeakable. I registered my 10 and 13-year-olds for the event and brought...
We’ve all seen the insurance company commercials, the ongoing series featuring counselor Dr. Rick trying to keep people from adopting the behavior of their parents. It’s an amusing concept with lasting power, because, well, there’s a certain amount of truth to it. But when remembering the...
A written agenda now accompanies me to the dinner table. After my family of four eats and finishes chatting about our day, I pull out my list, which sets my daughters’ eyes rolling. Anna and Ellen, ages 13 and 10, think it’s ridiculous that I now have a “Family Agenda” notebook, but they do sit up...
Reorganizational meetings of city councils, county boards, school boards and the like are usually matters of routine business indicating how the elected body will go about conducting its business during the year to come. The New Prague School Board took up the task Monday, Jan. 9, and all proceeded...
I was in much better shape as a child and throughout my young adult life. I played little league, county pee-wee, and varsity baseball. There is one time where I remember running the fastest I have ever run in my life. I WAS running for my life. Okay, maybe I wasn’t running for my life but I was...
To the uninitiated, they arrived at the park Saturday, Dec. 31, for an hour or two of pushing each other around, throwing a football, blocking, tackling or be tackled – the kind of stuff young men or those competitive enough to still revisit their glory days revel in at the time and second-guess...
My teenager almost wrote this column for me. Almost. Thirteen-year-old Anna did agree to help me out, but then, she received a text from a friend… and I lost her. She was actually excited to finally share her “version” of Ingebrand family life in this space (after having me write about her for so...

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