Well, Phase 1 of the bike path is done.
I’ve been opposed to the bike path because I believe the role of government is to secure the nation’s borders and defend liberty. I don’t see recreation on the list of “things government must provide for the people." But, the path is moving forward without...
This year’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life in Rock County is Friday, June 10, and guess who’s the honorary chairperson?
Yup. I am.
When Merecie Domagala (the real chairperson who does all the work) asked me if I’d accept this honorary position, without hesitation I offered an enthusiastic “...
I was 29 days into a 30-day anal cancer treatment plan.
For the most part, I’d skated through the daily radiation and two doses of chemo without incident. I was a little tired, had a little nausea, and I had a little “sunburn” from the radiation, but nothing major.
I began to wonder why I had been...
I don’t know if you know “The Johnny Appleseed Song” usually sung by church youth groups before they eat. It goes like this:
Oh, the Lord is good to me
And so I thank the Lord
For giving me
The things I need
Like the sun and the rain and the apple tree.
The Lord is good to me
My attempt to contain or reverse cancer with alternative methods has ended.
It’s been 20 months since I was diagnosed with anal cancer in June of 2014. I’ve eaten a lot of broccoli since then. I’ve travelled to foreign countries and seen alternative practicioners in three states. I’ve sat in saunas...
Our cat is sick.
And I am not a cat person.
I grew up on a farm where the average life expectancy of a cat was about three years. Causes of death among farm cats include the milk truck, a tractor, a car, a dog, a trap, hypothermia, a horse, a cow, another cat — and of course, disease.
Sad but true...
Tuesday morning’s weather forecast was the stuff that Minnesota dreams are made of.
“Snow, heavy at times. Gusty winds will lead to blizzard conditions. High 28F. Winds NNE at 25 to 40 mph. Chance of snow 100%. Snow accumulating 5 to 8 inches. Winds could occasionally gust over 50 mph.”
Heartbreak is not new to Vikings fans. Heartbreak is what we expect.
So when the Vikings led for most of last Sunday’s playoff game only to lose by missing a field goal in the last few seconds — Vikings fans were not surprised.
We are the kind of people who maintain low expectations so as to avoid...
It’s been a busy and blessed year at the Juhl-Winter household.
In January our sweet Kate left for an 11-month stint on the mission fields of Thailand.
In February Brenda traveled to the Twin Cities with college friends to attend a John Cougar Mellencamp concert. For three hours the...
Our baby girl, age 21, is back from the ends of the earth.
Well, OK, she’s back from Thailand, which is not the end of the earth, but it’s a loooooooong way from Luverne.
She flew to Sioux Falls from Bangkok Tuesday night. (Nothing says “Welcome Home” from a tropical climate like 10...