The Washington Post
July 1, 2011
Well, I made a small foray into activism. I had this brainy idea of a digital protest against the war. But I needed some help and found it was surprisingly difficult. People either couldn't put themselves out there or simply forgot or whatever. Plus, I am not technologically savvy so the time required versus the skills I had did not line up. But over and over, I kept thinking of what General Kelly said in his article in the Washington Post in...
March 28, 2011
It’s time for us to join those who have been trying to no avail--contact your representatives; attend a peace rally; send an e-mail; start a letter writing campaign
The headline in The Washington Post March 2, 2011 read: “Lt. Gen. John Kelly, who lost his son to war, says U.S. largely unaware of sacrifice.”
No truer words have been spoken. Until recently, I could stand on one side of that statement and hang my head in shame because it’s clear he was speaking to me. On February 27, 2011, Corporal Andrew Wilfarht, cousin to my husband, and son to Jeff and Lori Wilfahrt of Rosemount, Minn.,...
December 10, 2010
Introduction and disclaimer I don't smoke or gamble. I drink alcohol in moderation and hardly spend any time watching TV or playing around with social media. I eat lots of vegetables but I also believe in the pleasures of butter, cream and lard. I am not into flashy cars or clothes. I believe that moderation in all things is a very good rule to live by.......
June 15, 2010
Okay, so maybe he wasn't supposed to be falling through the ice, but that's what I think of when I look at this pre-lightning strike image: