Math Haunts My Dreams

I never failed a math or science class in my life, but lately it seems I’ve been struck with math-related nightmares. Last night I dreamed I’d been ill for a month or so and had missed many of my assignments. My 7th grade math teacher, Mr. Nelson, took me aside after class and told me I…
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Strange, Almost Sensical Spam

Some very weird spam is showing up in my inbox lately. One presents itself as being from a bank, but if a bank secretary was really that bad at proofreading, he would surely be taken out and shot forthwith. Not to mention that it’s in all caps. Take a gander at this: REFERENCE TO THE…
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The Great Minnesota Beard-Off

The Minnesota Beard-Off, a contest seeking to honor the best facial hair in Minnesota, will be in Minneapolis March 31, which got me thinking about how much fun it would be to start a similar contest on a local level. However, I can’t really name many people with impressive beards, aside from of course Worthington’s Mayor, Alan…
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Deep Freeze Dip Q And A

As the weekend looms closer, more and more people are asking me questions about the Deep Freeze Dip for the Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight. Here are a few, along with my answers. Q. Where and when will the Deep Freeze Dip be? A. The Deep Freeze Dip will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, off the…
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The Wonders Of The Nintendo World

In the days of Halo III and the Wii, I would have thought that old-fashioned Nintendo games would be a distant memory relegated to the mental dustbin of "the bad old days." However, it seems I am not the only one to have fond memories of the 8-bit Nintendo system. I liked to play Tetris…
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