A Sesquicentennial in the Spring of Our Discontent

Older generations often talk wistfully of times past – an era when candy was a nickel and hookers cost but sixpence. And with Minnesota’s sesquicentennial occurring this year, the temptation to romanticize is pushed even farther, with tales of subzero temperatures, white out conditions, and devouring small children to survive winter’s lean times bandied about […]

My Fifth Wife's Life

I received an e-mail that this Ron guy insisted I publish along with a picture of his scarcely-aged trophy (above). This has not been spell-checked and is re-produced unmolested (bad choice of word?) I am writing this on behalf of my wife and son to your snarky blogger named Bert. My name is Ron Spellman […]