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The Wide Angle: Homecoming royalty does not fall off a car

With Austin High School’s Homecoming this past week and Lyle-Pacelli’s next week, I thought I would reflect on ...

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The Wide Angle: Cats and an understanding of physics

You’re in luck! I’m going to talk about my cats … or more appropriately, I’m going to talk ...

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The Wide Angle: Tweeting to an epic playlist

I got a rather unique message in my inbox the other day. It was from Twitter and it ...

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The Wide Angle: Make the time to find you

The other night, after a long day at work, I came home and poured myself the proverbial two-fingers ...

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The Wide Angle: Moving mountains, or not cleaning like I should

I have a measurable problem — cluttered kitchen cabinets. I have known of this problem for several years, ...

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The Wide Angle: Remembering Lee

When news came to me from his son, Ryan, earlier this week that Lee Bonorden had been admitted ...

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The Wide Angle: Look where positivity gets you

I was feeling pretty good the other night when I turned on the Twins for the first time ...

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Being an adult is weird, unexpected

I’ve often spoken in this avenue of nonsense about the intricacies and pitfalls of being an adult. It’s ...

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The wide angle: A much needed break to the lake

It’s always tough going on vacation and yes, I’m aware of the contradiction of that statement. Nobody really ...

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The Wide Angle: I steer clear of insects with wings and butt swords

Sometimes you have to be ready to take a stand. To boldly proclaim, “This is the line; you ...

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The Wide Angle: Are we really that interesting to watch?

A story passed through the AP wire recently that gave me pause. A survey of the night sky ...

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The Wide Angle: Baseball tripping over itself

I’ve played and watched baseball for most of my life, even serving a stint as t-ball coach in ...

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The Wide Angle: Much like the Twins, I’m all over the place

And now, another episode of “I Don’t Know What to Write About This Week — A Random Approach ...

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The Wide Angle: Mead that tastes like it smells

“So Eric, how is the homebrewing going?” Well Steve King, let me tell you how it’s going — ...

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The Wide Angle: That’s just so 1988

As of late, I’ve studied a disturbing and fairly recent trend among children attending our schools. It’s a ...

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