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  Whenever I thought of  Shakespeare’s soothsayer advising Julius Caesar to “Beware the Ides of March,” I hadn’t a clue. Ides could have been, for all I knew, a boogeyman of the nth degree. A hocus-pocus curse. A portent of … Continue reading

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  There may be wars and threats of wars in our greater world, odious politicians yapping for special interests across our continent, inner city crime and rising gas prices, zero growth jobs, jobs, jobs, hunger and cancer – but all … Continue reading

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Now this is more like it.  This is what the God of the North intended for Minnesotans in the middle of February. And I suppose it’s just a brief blip in the weather map for 2012, brown grass and exposed … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with this picture? Few would believe it to be a picture of Minnesota in January. Paul, my favorite local weatherman proclaimed today that the typical, seasonal “Snowbird”, who usually closes up the upper-midwest house and heads for Arizona … Continue reading

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