America Needs a Statesman

I cannot ignore the impending catastrophe our bipartisan political system has placed in our path. It is more crippling and unavoidable than any physical wall anyone could ever build…. Yesterday, I read a thought-provoking OpEd that appears in “The Atlantic” magazine, “The Suicide of a Great Democracy” by staff writer George Packer. I would have […]

Snowman

The major snow events of winter to date have passed north.  While a thin layer of snow covers the ground it is far too shallow for us to break out the snowshoes.  It has been cold and Afton Alps across the river in Minnesota and Trollhaugen 40 miles north of River Falls have been making […]

Keep Going

Yesterday’s post generated many personal responses that encourage me to offer a bit of clarification … I am disappointed in society and the direction that dualism has taken us as a race.  My disappointment is exacerbated by the abominable condition of politics in America.  While every country on the planet faces its own issues, the […]