Brenda Winter
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Part of my new anti-cancer lifestyle includes a commitment to exercising more than I have in the past, so, when a friend said, “Let’s go to Zumba!” I agreed. How hard could it … more
Like many people diagnosed with cancer, as I was last month, I wasted no time in studying the character traits of survivors.  And, I got a bunny rabbit. Since learning on May 30 that … more
I wasn’t completely surprised. I’d scheduled a colonoscopy due to “symptoms” (details not forthcoming) that suggested the possibility of some form of colon … more
Interviewing newly hired Luverne school nurse Phil Paquette about his job, I tried not to be the middle-aged lady saying, “Why, I remember when you were just thiiiiiiiiss big.” My … more
I have made a wonderful group of new friends in the past few weeks. They are all residents of the Mary Jane Brown Home in Luverne. The youngest is about 80. The oldest is 90-something.  … more
Although I’ve lived in town for three years, I still miss the farm. After spending 47 years living in the country, I still haven’t gotten used to the idea of having to put on a … more
One must always use caution before replying to a child’s question. In my case the question was, “Auntie Brenda, do you have a shovel?” The reply was, “Yes.” … more
My days are now long and empty since my duties as “Willy Wonka” play director ended a few weeks ago, so I have more free time — which I, of course, spend attending other local … more
OK. I’ll confess. Tuesday night, March 18, three nights before the Green Earth Players production of “Willy Wonka” opened at the Palace Theater in Luverne, I, the director, … more
We are a hardy people. The wimps have left. At least that’s what we like to tell ourselves. Those who have left believe those still here to be insane for living on this God-forsaken … more
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