This commemorative day has officially replaced or challenged Columbus Day in in parts of the United States. South Dakota official replaced Columbus Day with Native American's Day in 1989. Other states -- California, Minnesota, Tennessee and Washington -- proclaimed their own official observances that take place before and after Columbus Day.
I know just how much work Minnesotans have put in over the years to pressure Xcel and other state utilities to build more clean energy.
Nowadays it's not uncommon to hear the phrase "black girls are magic," but Sailor Moon was the first time I ever really felt that there was something in me, as a girl who would grow up to be a woman, that was powerful.
Poking the sky with its palatial spires was Symbiosis Gathering, a three-day camping, transformational music festival whose aesthetics are likened to that of Burning Man.
In the Minneapolis suburb of Columbia Heights, Minnesota, a community is reeling. Last week, their school board cast a vote that retained Grant Nichols, a member who came under scrutiny for allegedly posting derogatory comments against Muslims on his Facebook page.
While many adults 50 and over choose to visit the beach, take a cruise or explore Europe during their vacations, some are looking to take the road less traveled and are literally putting their money where their mouth is.
Prince does appear as if like magic. Maybe it's his slender frame or the prototypical Prince outfit that he's never caught not wearing, complete with a pair of 3-inch man pumps that have defined so many of his rock star style moments.
On offer is a belief system that promises to upend the status quo, to change the world and take you with it. Investors commit at different levels from different places, but everyone involved belongs to a unified cause. Once in, you're a team of heroic proportions, larger than life.
Although often used interchangeably, an emotion differs from a feeling. The movie "Inside Out" inspired me to explore that distinction as well as t...
For those turned off by my considering anything other than the issues, I can't help you. And for those who were hoping I'd bash either of these Democrats, well, I can't help you either. As of now, one of these two will be the Democratic nominee (could Joe Biden shake up the race? I doubt it, but one never knows). I would be happy and proud to work for and vote for either Hillary or Bernie in the general election.
The victories of both Schwarzenegger and Ventura do have one very important lesson to teach, one that so far is mostly being ignored by most everyone in the political world. The lesson might be phrased: "Strange things happen when the political and entertainment worlds collide."
Botsford lost a significant battle, but has not lost the moral and legal war over his right to deny takings of his property. His family is now one step closer to an appeal to the North Dakota Supreme Court, where hopefully the issue of eminent domain will be examined.
After checking out Isak Dineson's house in Nairobi, we'd boarded a pop-top safari van to Masai country and the Serengetti. As I began to reminisce, my fellow-passenger stopped me, mid-sentence. "I go there to hunt big game", he said.
The disruptive phone calls came at dinnertime, and were not the usual telemarketing solicitations. The caller identified as a representative from a multinational oil company that wanted to run a 24-inch pipeline through farmland owned by James and Krista Botsford.