Derrick Knutson
You know, sometimes a simple act of kindness can really brighten a person’s day. My coworker Jon and I were the recipients of an anonymous act of kindness recently when we went out for lunch Friday. I had just finished the last bites of my chicken wrap and he was just about to eat the [...]...Read More
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This is my new niece, Tessa, who will be about 7 weeks old when this column prints. Doesn’t she look just so relaxed and perfectly festive for the holiday season? Don’t all babies in professional-type photos just look like a person can easily mold them into whatever poses they want? I found out ...Read More
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As I’m typing this column, occasionally looking down at my keyboard, there’s something that’s starting to become ever more visible on the periphery of my vision. It’s the hair growing on my upper lip. Normally, I don’t let my facial hair get long enough to be visible to myself without a mi...Read More
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There comes a time in every child’s life when they still want 40 pounds of candy stuffed into an oversized pillowcase on Halloween night, but they don’t want mom and dad chaperoning them around a few neighborhoods to bring home the haul. I was about 11 or 12 when I decided I was too cool [...]...Read More
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The government shutdown is over? I’m really going to miss the anarchy — fireballs falling from the heavens, hot lava spewing up from cracks in the earth, trees uprooting themselves, walking and then attacking us. Oh wait, I think I’m confusing anarchy with apocalypse. Now that I’ve got those...Read More
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