The Play About The Baby

The Los Angeles Times has named a work by North Dakota native and UND graduate Sam Anderson one of the Top Ten L.A. Theatre Productions of 2016. Edward Albee’s The Play about the Baby was produced by the Road Theatre Company last year. Sam is the company’s artistic director. Edward Albee died last year. The…
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Cards Of Wonder

Friends of ours, Mark and Kitty Westin, came up with a lovely Christmas card tradition for themselves a couple of years ago. Each year, they discover and repurpose a classic Christmas card from another era, sending them “back out into the world!” As they visit antique stores throughout the year, they find interesting, vintage Christmas cards which they…
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You Want Sugar With That (Lefse)?

Lefse season is well underway. Lefse-making season and, for me, lefse-eating season. For those unaware of the potato-based Norwegian delicacy, I would just say I feel very badly for you. But, if you are very, very good, when you die and go to Heaven, I believe, waiting for you there just inside the Pearly Gates will be a nice warm, freshly-made batch.…
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Holiday Scammin’

Even during the holidays online scammers continue their “work.” The ones who use a Facebook friend’s identity to try to get at your personal information. I had the following Facebook message conversation right around Thanksgiving Day. Here’s how it went. Scammer:  Hello..How are you doing? Me:  Hi… How are you? How’s Bill? Scammer:  We are doing great we…
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Thanks A Lot

When I was in television, I used to make a list about this time of year. It was a list of things for which I am especially thankful. We would run it from the bottom to the top of the screen at a very high rate of speed.  Too high to read.  We all enjoyed a good laugh.…
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