Perspective

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Change at Turtle Bay

Walking is my therapy. I walk alone with no music or cell phone. I follow the same path that links

  • 11/26/2019
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Onigamiising

As a national holiday, Thanksgiving Day is a commemoration of what in school we used to call “The First Thanksgiving.”

  • 10/27/2019
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Living on the Red Road

I have been thinking, talking, and posting on social media about the climate emergency situation.  I remember meeting Hopi elder

  • 10/27/2019
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Killer Drive

Only 50 years after women were given the right to vote, and four years after the U.S. Civil Rights Movement,

  • 09/24/2019
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Bubbles & Belief

My mom says that who you are is your ‘muchness’ mixed with the experiences you face in life and how

  • 08/24/2019
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Existential Dread

Picture a 22-year-old recent college graduate sitting in her room, drinking from her sustainable water bottle, eating her fair-trade, organic

  • 08/24/2019
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The Minnesota State of Abortion Rights Today

What is the status of abortion rights in Minnesota today? It might not be as unrestricted as you think.

  • 08/24/2019
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Being the Bulldozer

At a recent Minnesota Farmers Union Women’s Conference, guest speaker Karen Clark asked each woman to name how she leads.

  • 08/01/2019
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Do-Over

It took decades of self-denial, and bargaining, and a good amount of self-hatred, before I understood the power of human

  • 07/01/2019
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Fragments of Military Service

I served 12 years active duty in the Air Force and was deployed to Saudi Arabia for Desert Shield and

  • 06/01/2019