East Metro Water with Angie Hong
My husband gets all the attention when we meet new people. His job as a forensic electrical engineer has him traversing attic beams, sifting through fire debris and kicking down doors in burnt up homes in a quest to discover the causes of fires. Peoples eyes grow wide as they ask him if his job is a real-life version of the hit TV show CSI. Hell nod and smile sagely, conveniently leaving out ...
February 23, 2015 - 3:03pm
Healthy Thinking Minnesota
The world seems caught up in an endless cycle of attack and retribution. Whether on an intimate, national or global sectarian level, mankind seems hopelessly drawn toward answering violence with violence. But there is another way. My colleague from British Columbia, Anna Bowness-Park, explains how one young girl's example of forgiveness is having a powerful healing effect and leading us to peac...
January 28, 2015 - 1:43pm
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
On My Mind
In my previous post, I talked about my new passion for USANA. As a follow-up, I want to share why USANA is the best. So you know, when you choose USANA, you are choosing the best.
1. No. 1 in the world - USANA was named the No. 1 nutritional supplement company and its product has been rated the No. 1Multi-vitamin/Multi-mineral worldwide by the Comparative Guide to Nutritional Supplements. This...
December 05, 2014 - 1:39am
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