East Metro Water with Angie Hong
It happened in the blink of an eye early last fall. One minute I was mowing the lawn, and the next a small, greenish figure was struggling in the grass. My heart sank. It was a toad. I rushed to pick it up and noted with relief that I had only clipped one of the front legs, amputating it at the knee. Other than that, the toad seemed remarkably well. (Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how...
April 29, 2015 - 12:40am
In the Middle
I'm a storyteller. Not by accident. I grew up listening to my parents and grandparents regale stories of celebrations, misfortune, humor, and the life they experienced. I also grew up with The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, Little House on the Prairie, and Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. Both of my parents read to me before naps and bedtime. I am the youngest in my family and I cherished t...
December 20, 2014 - 10:37pm
Brewery - Cold Spring Brewing Company, Cold Spring, Minnesota
Beer - John Henry Colonial Cream & Brown Ale
Style - Imperial cream and brown ales blended and aged on brandy oak spirals
ABV - 9.3%
Color - Reddish copper with a light tan head
Aroma - Brown sugar, waft of tart cherry, little bit of spice, toasted bread, hint of alcohol
Flavor - Caramel, toasted rye bread, light roast co...
June 10, 2014 - 10:26pm
Counseling Corner with Naomi Doriott
The start of a new year tends to bring the expectation of renewal and change. Often times our energies and goals are focused only on making meaningful physical changes.
While these are important, it is often more useful to focus on psychological refreshing and renewal by overcoming the significant stress and negative emotions that hinder our ability to focus and enjoy our daily lives.
January 17, 2014 - 3:24pm