MaryHelen’s blog

Mille Lacs Lake is a true jewel of Minnesota. It, at the same time, delights me and frightens me. More often than not, the lake is like a miniature ocean, with waves dashing and splashing to the rocks and beaches on the shoreline. Often you see white caps and on less than sunny days, it [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

The county fair is running in Rush City right now. The memories of the past 40 years and our family’s involvement in its activities are vivid. Like the smell of the pork burgers sizzling and the sound of Therman Hanson’s voice barking out to passersby “Pork burgers, pork burgers!” Like the smell of clean hay [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

You know, we just can’t say it enough. Love your children, remember to call mom, hug your spouse, be sure you go to bed at night not angry at anyone. We just never know when it will be the last time we can hug, love, hold, kiss those who we love and cherish. That fatal [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

I fear my husband loves his dog more than me. He’s a bouncing, nearly 100 pound Golden Retriever, going on age 4. His name is Sonny (the dog, not my husband) and he’s been to obedience training. He was not valedictorian of his class, and has not outgrown the jumpy “puppy” stage. His constant ramming [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow