I was going to submit another of my "Classic" Last Windrow columns this week, but for the life of me I can't find the column I was looking for. Computers are wonderful things unless you misplace something somewhere never to be seen again.
If my parents told me once, they told me at least one hundred times, "Don't talk to anyone about their religious or political beliefs." They meant, of course, that those topics are likely to generate tension and angry conflict.
Woodrow Gleeson once said, "It has been said a (child) is not likely to find a Father in God unless he/she finds something of God in (their) father."
A Bible schoolteacher asked her class to draw a picture of God for her.
What did legislators really accomplish?
June 14, Flag Day, marks our wedding anniversary. For years, my daughter remembered our anniversary because the curbs of our city neighborhood were lined with flags every few feet.
BY SEN. PAUL GAZELKA
The 2013 legislative session adjourned May 20. It is always an honor to serve you in the Minnesota Senate.
Working across the aisle to set a responsible state budget was my focus this year.
One of the minor things the Legislature did this past session is a good, small step in financing our political campaigns.
The Legislature reinstated and funded our pre-existing Political Campaign Refund (PCR) procedure.
When our children were young they would often ask to play hide and seek. I would counter with an offer to play hide and don't find. Their response: "Dad, that's no fun!"
Every child (and every adult) longs to be valued and sought out.
Lakes Area Restorative Justice Project wishes to thank local businesses in Pine River and Pequot Lakes for donating to
our "walking tacos" for the 2013 Youth Expo at the Lakeshore Conservation Club on Saturday, June 8.
Q: Our 9-year-old daughter is going to the fourth grade next school year. She loves school and has always done very well. She recently took a series of tests and we've learned that she qualifies for the gifted and talented program.