Perfect-Shmerfect – Is anything in life really perfect outside of baseball?

As I opened Star Tribune this morning… I was reminded that a baseball mound is one of the few places or spaces in this world, where perfection is a possibility. Saturday, April 21st,… Continue reading

Is your child’s school prepared for a severe weather threat?

We’re in the midst of quite an amazing stretch of weather. I can’t remember the last time we had a series of nearly 70 degree days in mid March.  And this record-breaking heat… Continue reading

Remembering Whitney, the girlfriend I never met

I felt compelled to write this morning about Whitney Houston. When I first heard the news Saturday night I was out-of-town with my son’s hockey team.  Some other parents broke the news to… Continue reading

R-Rated Radio. Do today’s top hits really need to be so raunchy?

Have you listened to the radio lately? When I am driving, the radio is usually on.  And I’m in my car a lot. Let’s face it, when you are a mom to two… Continue reading

Shoplifting arrest draws criticism from customers – Watch the video and decide

A routine trip to the grocery store tonight turned out to be anything but routine. As I was walking into the store, I noticed a guy and girl who seemed to be scuffling.… Continue reading

Why you should treat every day like New Year’s Day!

2011, please be better than 2011. | Unknown Picture Quotes, Famous Picture Quotes by Unknown. Are you are wishing for a better year ahead? At our house, it would be nice to think… Continue reading

Customer Service 101- What not to say!

Last night was a big night for my son.  We finally got the email from our hockey team’s manager, that the team spirit gear (St. Louis Park embroidered sweatshirts, hats and jackets) had… Continue reading

The Government: Cereal Killers!

I opened up the business section of the paper Sunday and found this article: A battle builds over breakfast | StarTribune.com. The story is about a government effort to kick Lucky the Leprechaun, Captain… Continue reading

My first marathon -The highs, the lows and what’s next?

Well.. I did it.  I signed up for my first marathon, I trained for it, and I finished it. And it was much harder than I ever imagined.  I guess I never really… Continue reading

“I got screwed and I survived” support group. Who’s in?

What do you do when you’re hit with a disappointment that feels as earth shattering as that satellite that’s about to come crashing through the sky. I guess what I am really talking… Continue reading