Be Patient With Teddy

Alright fellow Vikings fans, we’ve seen this movie before. The plot goes something like this: The team is having quarterback issues and doing its best to get the last few ounces out of the tank in a retread from another team. (See: Jim McMahon, Warren Moon, Randall Cunningham, Jeff George, Brad Johnson, Gus Frerotte, Brett…
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Establishing A Silent Summer: An Epilogue

Way back at the beginning of June, I wrote about my intention to “go silent” for the summer. No, I didn’t mean that I was undertaking a vow of silence. (Although I’m sure there are some that would appreciate if I did.) I meant that I was logging off of social media for the entirety…
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Politics Go To The Dogs

Earlier this month, the political story of the summer broke right here in the great state of Minnesota. Even stranger was the fact this particular event happened in Cormorant, a tiny village located in northwest Minnesota between Detroit Lakes and Pelican Rapids. The folks of Cormorant elected a new mayor in a landslide. The name…
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Learning From A Tragedy

Like so many people around the world, I was saddened by the news that actor and comedian Robin Williams had taken his own life early this week. I’m usually not one to get bent out of shape by celebrity deaths. After all, I didn’t actually KNOW him. But once I started thinking about it, I…
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See You At The Diamond

If you saw Friday’s sports section of the Daily Globe — which I assume you all did (or will if you’re reading this on Thursday evening right after I posted it) — you already know the Division II American Legion baseball tournament is going on in Luverne this weekend. All of the 11 games of…
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