Looking back, I feel I was relatively successful in keeping my major New Year’s resolution for 2007. Last December I resolved not to throw rocks at alligators. I think it was last December. Actually, it’s the same resolution every year. Anyway, it turned out to be a pretty a good one in light of recent…
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Irv Letofsky

North Dakota native Irv Letofsky, who became a major force in the world of entertainment news, has died. I never knew him.  I wish I had. Irv is credited with applying tougher journalistic standards to entertainment reporting when he worked as a reporter, editor and critic for the Los Angeles Times and later the Hollywood…
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Arts & Entertainment

Thanks to Paulette Tobin for naming Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra‘s performances one of the Grand Forks Herald’s arts and entertainment highlights of the year. She singled out featured performances with the orchestra by former area people Andrea Gullickson and Nick Hagen, and rightly so. She must have had some space to fill this morning…
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Gifts That Keep On Giving

Hope you all got what you wanted for Christmas. I gave Ginny some toys (which I intend to play with). My cats gave me a Bissell SpotBot carpet cleaner which I thought was appropriate since my hobby has long been cleaning up cat vomit. My mother gave me a bottle of Merlot–very thoughtful. Along with…
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Once again this year I’m going to be judging the suite decorating contest at the Ralph Engelstad arena Saturday night along with the fabulous Marilyn Hagerty.  I can’t be bought but I know Marilyn is accepting any and all bribes ahead of time.