Monthly Archives: October 2006

Halloween

No a soul came for trick or treat, which didn’t surprise me. I’m out in the country, and there aren’t a lot of kids around. But it is a different Halloween than I’ve experienced for the last twenty years. When … Continue reading

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When I was a child …

The “Vote Yes for Marriage” folks have started airing this ad in Wisconsin: Well, as Saint Paul said, when I was a child, I thought like a child. Some folks never grow out of it.

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You’ve Got Mail

It is getting close to the election, and letters to the editor are flying back and forth in all of Sauk County’s local newspapers. The following is a sampling of excerpts from October letters to the Wisconsin Dells Events: Tom … Continue reading

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Twee Vaders

I find something about this video very touching.

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Dells Amendment Panel

I took part in a panel discussion on the proposed amendment Thursday night. About sixty people attended the discussion, from both sides of the discussion. Our local paper ran this account: Panel airs pros, cons of marriage amendmentBy Anna Krejci … Continue reading

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Family

I was in St. Paul last weekend to visit with John and Liz Sjaastad and their daughters, John’s mother, Marlene, and his brother Mike and wife Julie. I saw John and his older daughter, Katya, this spring and summer, but … Continue reading

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Coming Out

Yesterday was “National Coming Out Day”. I was reminded by a small exchange yesterday that coming out is an ongoing, continual process. I was talking with Bill Van Wie, who is a local insurance agent and active in the Democratic … Continue reading

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