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Being a dad is no joking matter

John Joseph Bayer loved a good dad joke, and I have inherited this gene.

Posted 7/12/16 (Tue) read more »

Some things become trash, but others are treasures

This week, I am reminiscing about things.

Posted 7/05/16 (Tue) read more »

New UND logo a darn sight better than new name

Design complaints should be saved for the new license plates.

Posted 6/28/16 (Tue) read more »

I have a pun in the oven

The human brain is like a kitchen: You’ve always got plans cooking. Mostly what I’ve got cooking are puns.

Posted 6/21/16 (Tue) read more »

Perhaps God has a sense of humor

Security and freedom are both pretty important to us, and yet they always seem to be in conflict.

Posted 6/14/16 (Tue) read more »

Crosby is undergoing a true transformation this summer

Talk about a building year!

Posted 6/07/16 (Tue) read more »

Let this graduation commence

Every year, colleges across the nation pay big money to their commencement speakers. Why can’t that be me?!

Posted 5/31/16 (Tue) read more »

Dairy, hogs deserve a new chance in North Dakota

There is nothing about family farming today that resembles the family farm of my grandfather’s era, or yours.

Posted 5/24/16 (Tue) read more »

Am I crazy or is it just you?

Sometimes I wonder if I’m crazy. The therapist that I Skype with three times a month says I’m not, and I guess he should know.

Posted 5/17/16 (Tue) read more »

How did the convention go? Better than I ever imagined

To the community of Crosby, thank you for helping to make the 130th annual North Dakota Newspaper Association convention a resounding success.

Posted 5/10/16 (Tue) read more »