Prostate Cancer And Reggae Music

I look forward to it every year. What has become for me an annual visit to the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences. This year was my first time in the school’s beautiful, new building which opened last summer. Also invited was Dr. Brent Williams. He’s a Sanford Health urologist in Fargo, a UND Med School graduate…
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Pets Unstressing Passengers

Arguably, Los Angeles International Airport is one of the most stressful places in the country. Why not? LAX is the third busiest airport in the U.S. and seventh busiest in the world, serving almost 75 million passengers a year. And yet LAX is trying to make itself a little less stressful for passengers. Enter Cali. Cali is one of the airport’s…
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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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