A long time ago, I cheered for my adorable smiling preschooler as he hit the tee, and finally the ball after his fifth swing. The following year, I asked Nikolas if he'd like to play T-ball again and he replied, "No, baseball is a waste of my life." A few years passed and Nikolas announced he'd like to give the sport another try.
Citizen diplomats, municipal leaders and business innovators from around the world just finished a monumental convening of Sister Cities International's 59th annual conference.
Some things in this world happen slowly: water boiling, finding the bathroom at a concert, Mondays. But one thing that doesn't is innovation in the electric car industry; this happens fast.
Celebrating its 10-year reunion on September 17th-20th at the Woodward Reservoir in Oakdale, California is Symbiosis Gathering. A fan favorite of many individuals in the festival community, Symbiosis returns after a one-year hiatus in 2014 to present their most epic gathering yet.
Every year citizen diplomats, business influencers, municipal leaders and other luminaries from around the world converge at Sister Cities International's annual conference.
A joint venture between Polaris Industries based in Medina, Minnesota and India's Eicher Motors has designed a purpose-built vehicle that has a three-fold function: a family car, a pickup van, and a power generator!
We have seen the devastation that racism can perpetrate when the hate embedded within it festers in silence at the margins of our society. But where does this sort of racism come from? I don't know that I have the answer, but I do have a particular, firsthand experience that may give some insight into the question.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
If you're lucky enough to have a deck or backyard, make it an extension of your home with furnishings from any of the below, depending on your budget and taste!
It might be too much to call this place inclusive. It's unforgiving winters -- oh, I know, you were waiting for that -- ensure that only the hearty call a place like this home. But Minneapolis is culturally diverse in a way few American cities are.
Enbridge Corporation is offering a treaty to the people of Minnesota. Like Inktomi, Enbridge offers promises of riches and an easy life. Is this yet another offering from the Trickster?
This is a magical time in Minnesota. Another long winter has faded, and we have shed our thick coats and mittens. The bugs have not yet appeared but it is warm outside, so we throw open every window we can find and let the warmth and fresh air into closed-off spaces.
Wherever you live in the United States, it is likely that you are within a short drive of sacred ground. You may be standing on it as you read this. But the threats to sacred lands are global.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
I met a great lady last week. The Grandest of Grande Dames. Her name is Dorothy Cramer, "Cramer with a C," if you please. Dorothy is the docent at the New Madrid Historical Museum, but to me she is much more than that.