Take Time To Thank Those Who Serve

For the first time in a long time, I was able to spend Thanksgiving with my family in Wisconsin. The North Dakota State University men’s basketball team was playing in Green Bay that weekend, so an assistant coach’s wife and I loaded up all five of our kids in the minivan and headed to meet…
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Man’s Generosity Comes One Foot At A Time

I think my husband is awfully handsome. He’s got a great smile, gorgeous eyes and the most unbelievable feet you’ve ever seen on a man. Yep, I said it – feet. I’ll be honest. I hadn’t really taken much notice of my husband’s feet until recently when I saw a poster advertising them. That poster…
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Little Idea Grows Into Something BIG

Have you ever had a really good idea? I’m talking about one of those ideas that you know could change the way people do business, reform the political process or create world peace? Or maybe it was just a simple idea that could right a wrong. Deanna Micheli had one of those ideas. Back in…
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A Great-Grandmother’s Tradition

Let the madness begin. Stuffed bellies, ringing bells, gifts to buy, cards to address, long lines, short tempers: Welcome to Thanksgiving Weekend. Even though many of us will spend this weekend with the people we love the most, it’s often as much a time of stress as it is a time of celebration. We know…
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Reflecting On ALL The Ways We Can Help

I’ve been thinking it’s about time to retire this kindness column. I’ve been feeling busy lately. Really busy. Diva Connection is taking off (thank you, God), and that means more meetings, more trouble shooting, and more time making sure women in our community who need something connect with the women who can help them. I…
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