Our leaders need to do everything in their power to to slow the spread of coronavirus. Now.
Use this letter to ask your mayor and governor to issue mandatory shelter-in-place orders to slow the coronavirus & COVID-19 pandemic
I recently sent letters to my city’s mayor and my state’s governor asking them to issue mandatory shelter-in-place orders to slow the spread of the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. I hope you will, too.
Continue reading “Coronavirus Shelter-in-Place Request: Customizable Letter to Mayors & Governors”
Upper Great Plains: Time to recommit to social distancing.
Don‘t Do It!
Social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19 has been relatively easy so far in North Dakota and Minnesota. March has been the tease it usually is, with above-freezing temps but windchills still down in the single digits or teens.
Continue reading “Spring Coming, Temps Rising… But Coronavirus is Out There”
Coronavirus is kicking everyone in the ass, but it’s especially tough for kids and teens. Here’s some guidance and a few resources to help us all through.
Talk. Listen. Validate.
While You’re At It, Blast a Little Metal.
Last week I wrote a post about what a drag this coronavirus crap is for my oldest daughter, a representative of classes of 2020 all over the country. For this year’s seniors, fun is not being had, friendships are not being deepened and memories are not being made.
Continue reading “Mental Health Guidance for Kids, Teens and Guardians”
The junior senator from North Dakota needs to make this as right as possible with a real apology.
That’s just not good enough, Kev.
Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., has once again embarrassed the citizens of the state he is supposed to represent.
Continue reading “Senator Cramer Issues ‘Non-Apology Apology’ for Pelosi Tweet”
Some Things You’ll Just Never Get Back
Our 18-year-old daughter opened our bedroom door late. We’d been sleeping for nearly an hour already. I sat up quickly, saw her silhouette in the light spilling in from the hallway. My wife, an RN at one of the local hospitals, had a 5 a.m. shift the next day; she slept on. My daughter motioned for me to come.
Continue reading “Dress Never Worn”
The Securities and Exchange Commission needs to investigate and call bullshit on the load of crap North Dakota’s senior senator is trying to sling.
You’re Busted, Senator!
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., has been caught with his hand in the cookie jar, and he’s trying to tell us that since his digits haven’t quite curled around a treat yet, he’s done nothing wrong.
Continue reading “Trading on Insider Information is Illegal, Sen. Hoeven”