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I’m not a financial wizard, and I sometimes feel naive and ill-informed when I utter my bewilderment at the state of the housing market the last ten years. I don’t get how people can afford half a million dollar homes on typical American salaries. There aren’t that many people making $400K a year! The article […]

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Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone in our community. This is a tragic disaster, one that’s almost hard to believe. Major bridges just don’t fall down. Everyone in our family is safe, for which we are thankful. But many people in our community are suffering, for which we are deeply sorry. The transportation system […]

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Two of the most influencial, orginal and controversial (in his time for Abe, to this day for Darwin) thinkers share a birthday February 12th, 1809. Darwin’s theory of evolution through natural selection is one of the most important scientific discoveries ever. I wonder if those who deny Darwin get their flu shot every year? Darwin […]

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“Caring for Your Introvert” is a spot-on article published in The Atlantic, a wonderful magazine. This is me. Here is a follow up interview with the author, Jonathan Rauch.

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“66% of Americans think that President Bush is doing a poor job in his handling of the war. The other 34% of people think that Adam and Eve rode Dinosaurs to church.” Tina Fey on Saturday Night Live

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My cousin George McGowan has opened a Helly Hansen clothing store at Ridgedale Mall in Minnetonka. If you’re shopping for high-quality outdoor apparel make sure to check it out. Also, I’m starting to work on some projects for George, but more on that later.

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