See You At The Movies

“If you build it, they will come.”   That phrase is instantly recognizable to fans of the 1989 film “Field of Dreams,” in which Kevin Costner’s character was convinced by a voice he heard in his head to turn part of an Iowa cornfield into a baseball diamond. A few, naturally, think he’s bonkers, but…
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Meeting The Mayor

It’s not every day that I get to sit across the table from a foreign government official, but I had just that chance during Tuesday’s Noon Kiwanis meeting at Hy-Vee.   Worthington Mayor Mike Kuhle was our group’s guest for the meeting, and he brought Crailsheim, Germany Mayor Rudolf Michl with him. Michl, of course,…
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Kickoff Time

It’s Tuesday morning, and I’m in a relatively peppy and cheerful mood following a much-needed good-night sleep Monday night. If history is any indication, I’ll have needed it by the time tonight rolls around.   Grace is scheduled to go camping with a friend tonight, which means that Zachary won’t have his sister around for…
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Might As Well Jump

I came to get down, I came to get down So get out your seat and jump around! “Jump Around,” House of Pain   Roughly a year ago, my son Zachary attended a friend’s birthday party in Sioux Falls. Seemingly every day since then — often more than once — he’s been asking Bec and…
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It’s All About The Cause

I figured it would happen eventually, just not so soon.   I took Grace and Zach over to GreatLIFE Worthington Country Club on Wednesday morning to take part in All Day Fore Africa, which has become kind of a tradition for us. After registering, picking out T-shirts and securing a golf cart — and doing…
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