Paw Walk

The Circle of Friends Humane Society’s Walk Your Paws event was a big success at Lincoln Drive Park in Grand Forks Saturday, aided in no small part by a beautiful fall day.  The turnout of animals and their companions was very impressive.   Helping judge the Pet Parade was a hoot.  After careful considerable we determined that in their matching rain…
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Camera Phones

This week on television we’re going to be taking a look at what people are taking pictures of with all those camera phones.  Before long, camera phones will outnumber all film and digital cameras ever made since the beginning of photography in the 1800’s.  E-mail us your most unusual shot to and we’ll post some of them here.  Maybe.

Tony Turns 80

A decade or so ago, I interviewed Tony Bennett.  It was just about the time he was being "discovered" by the MTV generation after already having had a more than decent career starting in the 1950’s.  During his sound check at the Chester Fritz that day, he said something like, "I’m going to be singing like this…
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A friend of mine is going to be on Entertainment Tonight Monday.  She’s not a celebrity.  She’s the president of the Anna Westin Foundation. Kitty  Westin and I became friends when her husband Mark and I were Army buddies at Ft. Benning, Georgia.  Years later, in February of 2000, their daughter, Anna, died tragically at the age of 21 as a…
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Empty Bowls

For reasons I’m not sure of, I’ve been asked to create another work of "art" for the St. Vincent de Paul-sponsored Empty Bowl Project in Grand Forks this year.  Again, I don’t know why. The basic idea of the Empty Bowl Project is simple.  Participants create ceramic bowls, then serve a simple meal of soup…
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