by Deb Seminary We have received 17 entries for the ‘Who Inspires You’ contest. I am very excited to read all of the stories and learn about what inspires our area writers. I think picking a winner is going to be very difficult. I know how much thought and consideration […]
Real Joy Comes in Small Packages
by Rob Taylor Forget Holiday Pumpkin Spice. Not long ago, Starbucks brewed cups of tea they called “Joy” and passed out samples. I had to at least give it a shot. “Didn’t take,” I informed the barista after two contemplative sips, “You must’ve slipped me a cup of Jaded.”
An Interview with Jodi Archambault Gillette
Jodi Gillette – Associate Director, White House Office of Public Engagement & Deputy Associate Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs President Obama appointed Jodi Gillette, an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, to the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs in February 2009. A few months later the President […]
A Marriage of Food, too
by Pam Vukelic Recently we experienced the immeasurable joy of bringing a new daughter-in-law into our family. Our son, Reed, married Mollie Mullins in Louisville, Kentucky in July. In August we hosted a reception at Apple Creek Country Club in Bismarck to introduce Mollie to our friends and family members.
Permanent Makeup, Convenience or Vanity?
By Deb Seminary I am not a high maintenance person, but when I saw the ad for half-price for permanent eyeliner, my interest was piqued. I called for more information, stopped in for a quick consultation and the next thing I knew, I was on the schedule.
Treat Yourself to a Younger Look at SKIN
by Kylie Blanchard Aging is inevitable, but that doesn’t mean you have to look your age. Current medical technology can slow the outward appearance of the aging process and, even better, offer minimally invasive procedures to get the job done with little or no down time.
At Home on the Prairie
Enjoy these photos of our featured home
To Date or not to Date in the Golden Years
By Jan Schultz SWF desires company of gentleman between the ages of 55-70. Possible short-term companionship or long term relationship. No. 5X80. This is a typical newspaper advertisement in a find-a-friend column. Every day thousands of older women browse these pages in search of a male companion. And many go […]
Pilates as a Way of Life
by Tina Ding Working out in the comfort of your own home is one thing. Working out in a fast-paced group setting is quite another. Some love the motivation of others while others find it intimidating. Bright lights, loud music while working out at a universal pace may not be […]
Quilters, Adding Warmth to the World
by Marcia Dorrheim When you walk into the home of Pat Rotenberger, a sense of warmth and comfort comes over you, not from the rays of sunlight shining through her many windows though. Instead, it’s the numerous quilted items found throughout, ranging from seasonal wall hangings to table toppers and […]