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Sheila

With her passing this week, lots of stories are being told and re-told about the bigger-than-life “First Lady of Medora,” Sheila Schafer. I can’t resist relating my favorite. It was told to Ginny and me by a very close friend of hers. Almost too good to be true, I believe it is. Home alone in the Bismarck apartment she shared…
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The Sound Of Music (Therapy)

I don’t know much, but I do know that music therapy is pretty close to being cutting edge. Cutting edge like the drone technology the University of North Dakota has so broadly embraced in the last few years. Too bad UND administrators can’t see the connection. Without going into detail, music therapy has helped countless…
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Here We Go Again

I just can’t help myself. I love trying to scam the scammers. The ones who pretend to be your Facebook friends as they attempt to separate you from your personal information. Below is my latest, actual conversation with the newest scam artiste.  Scammer:  Hello how are you doing? Me:  Hi, Les. We’re good. Scammer:  Good to hear…
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More Scammer Scammin’

Readers of this blog may recall that I like chatting online with scammers. You know, the ones who pretend to be Facebook friends in an effort to separate you from your personal information. It’s sort of a hobby with me. Below is my latest, actual scammer conversation. This one with “Jerry.” Enjoy. Scammer:  Hello…how are you today? have you heard about…
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And The Oscar (for Hosting) Goes To…

The 88th annual Academy Awards Presentation is coming up. I look forwards to it every year. For me it marks the beginning of the end of winter. Or at least, the beginning of the last half of winter. (Or something.) I enjoy the Oscars, not because I’m so into movies or rich people handing over awards to…
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