It has been a very tough week.
It all started late last Sunday night when one of my dogs started vomiting and did not stop all night long.
Big corporations like McDonald’s rarely make unsound moves and by setting up shop in Baudette they have sent a loud message to the world... “Baudette is a good place to invest.”
Christmas in April?
Well I am sure that a few others than myself had their fill of taking down Christmas decorations over the weekend as the snow finally melted enough to let us get at them.
What an amazing place.
I am talking about the Manitou Mounds located just south east of Stratton.
A little over a decade ago I went for a walk with Economic Development Officer Dan Wright and someone from Rainy River First Nation. We drove into some gravel pits along Hwy. 11 and eventually ended up on the bank of the Rainy River.
If 20 years ago, someone told you that you would someday be able to send information instantaneously around the world you probably would have said, “Ya right. What planet are you from?”
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.
That was apparently true when someone in Dryden found a folder in the landfill site there.
Who ever thought buying a toothbrush would be so difficult?
On a recent trip away from Rainy River I discovered that I had forgotten my toothbrush. So I went to a big box store to get one and to my amazement there was an entire aisle of toothbrushes.
Why is it we need rules?
Sometimes it seems so ridiculous to have them. After all how many people follow them all to a letter? Not very many.
We work hard to protect our family members. We keep tabs on our kids and other loved ones so that we know they are safe. When they go missing we call for them and for the most part they can answer us.
Slippery when wet.
Well that was definitely the case on Monday after rain and melting and a bit of snow mixed to cover the sidewalks and streets.