Healthy Living

Leap of Faith

When Bryon discussed the idea of going to Mexico to get our dental work done, I was terrified.  I had an important training scheduled five days after we returned, an impossible amount of time to fix anything.  Throughout the process, I required constant reassurance that I wasn’t going to return with a great big hole in the middle of my mouth.  

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Social Justice

The New Rosie


I love this painting by my favorite local Minneapolis artist, Holden Bothun.  It illustrates the mood of the female workforce, especially mothers.  As a visual it reminded me of another image, Rosie the riveter.

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Emotional Well-Being.

I Choose Hope

Bitcoin- A Peaceful Revolution

As a fifty year old woman, I’m not a typical Bitcoin holder.  While I frequently use technology professionally and personally, I still need help to download apps and use punctuation in my texts.  Yes, I even check my spelling.  But I have embraced Bitcoin.

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  • Newberger watch: Fergus Falls fun, reaction to Trump's Helsinki moment is "D.C.-centered media feeding frenzy" July 19, 2018
    The Newberger watchers at City Pages picked up on the endorsed Republican Senate candidate's "no go zone" statement in Detroit Lakes in GOP candidate Jim Newberger ready to protect Minnesota from Muslim control. Bluestem's take is found in Newberger campaigns for Senate by evoking imaginary no-go zone in Dearborn MI. Newberger provides plenty of fodder […]
    Sally Jo Sorensen
  • Newberger campaigns for Senate by evoking imaginary no-go zone in Dearborn MI July 13, 2018
    In Stopping into Detroit Lakes, Newberger ready to take on Klobuchar, Nathan Bowe reports for DL Online: Although he's an old-school Republican, he takes a strong stance on new Republican issues, and wants to freeze the admittance of refugees into Minnesota and warns of the dangers of sharia law and police "no-go" zones in cities […]
    Sally Jo Sorensen
  • Walzspeak: "Regulatory humility" rooted in ideology advanced by conservative think tanks July 10, 2018
    A reader contacted Bluestem Prairie today with news that the former Dayton senior policy advisor who took to Facebook to rip Walz comments on buffers & "regulatory humility" had followed through on her closing statement to write more on the topic. On her personal Facebook page, Molly Schultz Pederson writes of her search for the […]
    Sally Jo Sorensen

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