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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  • MNDNR: 34 wild deer tested positive for CWD between November 2018 through April 2019 May 18, 2019
    From Saturday morning's Legislative Update from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: Chronic wasting disease sampling has wrapped up, with just over 8,000 samples collected and tested from November 2018 through April 2019, which will inform CWD surveillance zones and boundaries for the 2019 hunting season. Across the state, 34 wild deer tested positive for […]
    Sally Jo Sorensen
  • Agriculture Policy conferees reach agreement May 16, 2019
    In Agriculture policy set to finish first as conferees reach agreement, Session Daily's Erin Martin reports: One down and many others to go. Approved Wednesday morning, the omnibus agriculture policy bill is the first omnibus bill to be wrapped up by its conference committee. Sponsored by Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL-Austin) and Sen. Bill Weber (R-Luverne), […]
    Sally Jo Sorensen
  • Guest post: Senate language defining feedlots as pasture could mean more manure in waters May 14, 2019
    by Paul Sobocinski Originally published by the Land Stewardship Project Minnesota's state leaders have the power and responsibility to act in the best interest of all Minnesotans, as well as our water and land. We rely on our state to ensure we have safe water to drink, clean air to breathe, and healthy land to […]
    Sally Jo Sorensen

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