Mommy Moments

When you decide to take a sideshow circus of tiny children out into public, you hear a plethora of comments. “I bet you’re busy”, “You’ve got your hands full”, “ALL BOYS? Wow!”… All of the above are coming from the…
Hat Tips

Hello, I hope you enjoyed Easter weekend. Our Grandkids love Easter, what with the Easter Bunny and such. So for years, I have tried to persuade them that there really is no Easter Bunny. It is, in fact, an Easter…
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A “presumptive probation” bill is wending its way through the North Dakota Senate and Kelly Armstrong gets it, “People who practice [law] in North Dakota are very skeptical of this section.” As well they should be. Who is promoting this?…
Dribble from the Pen

“For one is approved if, mindful of God, he endures pain while suffering unjustly.” (RSV) “I would say that in a situation of crisis the New Testament does not immediately say, ‘Let us pray’. It always says first, ‘Let us…
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Bryan Gallegos—please print this column! Why? Because we’re all going to miss him and, he’s too humble to blow his own horn. So, I’ll toot for awhile if you don’t mind. By Pat Merriman I don’t have much experience with…
Hat Tips

Hello, If you get tired of reading about my problems during calving, this would be a good time to go to the sports page of the paper. Because once again I have to share my problems with you. By Dean…
Community Forum

“Have you heard?” shouted Orville Jordan as he swept through the community hall door for the annual spring planting conference of the Homeland Security Committee. By Lloyd Ohmdahl “Governor Burgman is sponsoring a ‘main street initiative’ so towns can bring…
Dribble from the Pen

“When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it.” “Jesus is here a king by general acclamation, but king of grief by personal lamentation. He is the sovereign of sorrow, weeping while riding in triumph in the…
Hawk’s Perch

Entrepreneur Henry Ford once said that, “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” We continue the process of planning and working toward changes that will strengthen and build our campus. Students are paramount at DSU.…
Hat Tips

Hello, I’m here to talk about a problem I’ve had. No, not that one. My weight. I’ve always had a problem with my weight. It goes back to when I was a jockey. Really. I was a jockey. We used…
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“for our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction; just as you know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your…
Dribble From The Pen

“for our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction; just as you know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your…
The Wellness Corner

Navy SEAL David Goggins has a mantra or a saying. Goggins is often referred to as the “toughest athlete on the planet” having completed some of the world’s toughest endurance challenges and setting world records in endurance feats. Goggins’ saying…
Hap Tips

Hello, I don’t know. Maybe it’s just that I’m getting older. But I can’t remember the wind blowing like it has recently. I mean, every morning, the windows are rattling and dirt is blowing through the yard. But, since we…
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You just can’t make this up. First, lawyer Nicholas Somberg, who represents two complete idiots who wandered into a Michigan police precinct armed, wearing masks and body armor on Feb. 5, is bemoaning that the cops overreacted. Well, only one…
Dribble from the Pen

“The Lord is my portion, says my soul, Therefore I have hope in Him. The Lord is good to those who wait for Him, To the person who seeks Him.” “The only ground of God’s love is his love. The…
Mommy Moments

Helplessly watching your sick children, at home or in the hospital, is the most emotionally draining experience ever! BY NICOLE NOWITZKI All you want for your children is health and happiness, and when those are compromised, it’s hard for any…
Hat Tips

Hello, I grew up in the fifties and sixties. Kind of. Shirley says I never did really grow up. But, believe it or not, I was cool. At the sock hops I was cool. I could twist. I could shout.…
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Gomer Pyle (for you millennials that was a popular character in several sitcoms back in the 1960s) will be useful this week to comment on the latest Washington non-news hysteria. ‘Ol Rachel Maddow — the same MSNBC Hillary worshiper who…
Dribble from the Pen

“The bird also has found a house, And the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, Even Your altars, O Lord of hosts, My King and my God. How blessed are those who dwell in Your…
Bryan’s Song

My two nieces and nephew challenged my brother and I to a basketball game the other day. I looked out the hotel window and saw that it was cold and windy. And getting dark. Plus, we didn’t have a basketball.…
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OOPS, they did it again! The latest lib faux pas? President Trump pre-empted the New York Times and Washington Post hit pieces which, again, try to link his campaign to Russia. The same conspiracy theory based on no evidence which…