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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  • Hansen offers proposes legislation to thwart raiders of the environmental trust funds October 23, 2018
    We posted about the lawsuit against raids on the Clean Water in Enviro groups sue over misuse of trust funds and their earlier letter in Broad coalition of conservation & environmental groups ask LCCMR not to raid trust funds. On Monday, the DFL lead for the Minnesota House Environmental and Natural Resources Finance and Policy […]
    Sally Jo Sorensen
  • Fake news distributor Right Now Minnesota shares a treasurer with Freedom Club State PAC October 22, 2018
    Oh what a tangled web they weave, when for the zazillioneth time Minnesota's wealthy anti-Muslim conservatives again pay someone to deceive. In Be a skeptic: How to spot campaign misinformation online, MPR's Briana Bierschbach and Catherine Richert lead with the story of some fake social media: At first glance, the photo seems plausible. U.S. Rep. […]
    Sally Jo Sorensen
  • Anti-Ellison speaker scheduled for Sartell & Willmar seems a-ok with Jamal Khashoggi death October 21, 2018
    UPDATE: For October 21 update on this post covering the local co-host, scroll down to the subhead: Screenshots from the Thee Book Club event page about Loudon's talk at a public school little theater [end update]. Many Americans are horrified by news of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi; after all, concepts in our Bill […]
    Sally Jo Sorensen

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