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Everyday Inspiration; Day 9: Writing & Not Writing

Today’s  assignment is to discuss what I do when I am not writing. This easy for me to write about as the things I do outside of blogging is a form of self care for me. 257 more words

In the Aftermath of Another School Shooting...

Maybe it’s the fact that our nation has seen 8 school shootings since the beginning of 2018. It’s February. Or maybe it’s that when we talk about the recent school shooting, people have to ask, “Which one?” But something is deeply wrong, and despite all of the evidence pointing to a bigger issue, we fail to see it. 185 more words


Do Not Fear the Unknown

I recall the most minor things that would place a major fear in my heart like:

Sleeping all alone and wondering if monsters were underneath my bed… 471 more words

Announcing GMG's 2018 Policy Priorities

The Minnesota Legislature gavels into session today. As always, Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) will keep our members up to speed on key issues and provide the information you’ll need to be an advocate for your business. 412 more words

Public Affairs

I think we can all agree this is enough

Last year my morning routine included 20 or so loud, kind, self-determined eighth graders smack dab in the middle of transitioning from children to young adults. 1,190 more words

Live Tindering and Bumbling?!?

What a long weekend this was. Lucky for half of BS w/ BS, Sara is stuck working on President’s Day. Correct, Sara’s day job doesn’t observe this holiday. 242 more words


Coming Home to Fight Alzheimer's

By Janet C. Bussey, PhD

Alzheimer’s Association Champion Advocate

Columbus, Georgia

My mother was an accomplished career public school educator and active civic leader. I was living in Washington, D.C. 700 more words