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Generation NOW Making its Mark at the State Fair
07 August 2014 5:14 AM | No Comments
Last year’s inaugural Generation NOW Leadership Visit (GNLV) trip to Milwaukee, Wisconsin changed my life. I could go on forever about the energy that was generated by the cross-sector connections on the bus or what an inspiration it was to take a celebratory view into […]Read More
Helping Pollinators Close to Home: Our Very Own Yard
29 June 2014 8:16 PM | No Comments
This summer has been huge for some very small creatures: pollinators. On Friday, June 20, President Obama issued a memorandum recognizing the severe losses in number of pollinators, and mandates federal agencies to establish a Pollinator Health Task Force, to be chaired by U.S. Department […]Read More
Beware the Echo Chamber
24 June 2014 7:59 PM | No Comments
Earlier this week I woke up to a Facebook post that took me by surprise. An old friend of mine sent out a note declaring she was going to do some “Facebook house cleaning.” She said while she enjoys and appreciates all those she has […]Read More
- Generation NOW Making its Mark at the State Fair
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 […]