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Creating a Plan for a Healthier Minnesota
30 October 2014 7:11 PM | No Comments
At the Food Access Summit in Duluth today, the Minnesota Food Charter was launched. Over one thousand people contributed to the creation of the MN Food Charter, a statewide plan to increase food access, affordability, quality and education among other strategies. The MN Food Charter […]Read More
Halloween Through the Community Lens
23 October 2014 7:57 PM | No Comments
On the surface, Halloween seems like a day with all sorts of natural tie-ins to community. As parents, after all, the one thing we all yell to costumed-children heading for the door is “… and remember to say ‘thank you!’” Good manners are essential to […]Read More
Creative Community Leadership
08 October 2014 7:18 PM | No Comments
One of the most read leadership articles in Fast Company last year was “10 Paradoxical Traits of Creative People” by Faisal Hoque. I happened across this this article a couple days after attending a celebration event for the Irrigate project that trained and deployed over […]Read More
- Creating a Plan for a Healthier Minnesota
Brookdale Mall Archive
Posted on November 28, 2012 | 3 CommentsI’m admitting something that may cause some of my friends to hate and shun me. Others will try to change my mind, citing all the politically correct reasons why Walmart is evil incarnate. I know I’ve crossed a line where some of you can’t and […]
Posted on May 24, 2010 | 6 CommentsThe northern Minneapolis suburbs get a bad rap. I’m proud to say I live in Brooklyn Center in the house my parents built in 1951. Brooklyn Center has always been a working class, blue collar community. It sprung from WWII vets coming home and starting […]