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February 9, 2017
PRIME TIME: Sports in 2017: That big, black bag with everything in it
Kids used to play sports because it was fun, got them out of mom’s hair, or to hang out with friends. While those reasons to play still hold...
February 9, 2017 - 9:31am
PRIME TIME: From Eternity to Here: a non-Calvinist myth
As noted late last year, we live in a physical universe: space, time, matter, energy and such. Scientists have learned much in recent centuries...
February 9, 2017 - 9:29am
PRIME TIME: Snowbirds flock to the call of the southern sun
So came the fall season, when almost all the birds in the North Country respond to the approaching winter by flying south where the warm sun shines brightly almost every day.
February 9, 2017 - 9:27am
PRIME TIME: Volunteers support youth on their road to success
Karie Barry, human resources director at Evergreen Youth & Family Services, gets excited when she talks about the successes she sees at their...
February 9, 2017 - 9:26am
PRIME TIME: Caregiving: When to call for help
In the past 15 years, the number of caregivers has tripled to more than 10 million people over the age of 50. Most of us would like to continue providing care in our own homes for as long as possible.
February 9, 2017 - 9:25am
PRIME TIME: SAC meets the needs of area seniors
The Senior Activity Center is dedicated to meeting the needs of seniors. This month, we are highlighting programs that support safety and personal...
February 9, 2017 - 9:24am
PRIME TIME: Ode to a pencil sharpener (or What’s the Point, Anyway?)
Many machines that were common parts of my growing up survive today as superior tools to digital and electronic upgrades that have all but replaced...
February 9, 2017 - 9:19am
January 12, 2017
PRIME TIME: Stargazers info for 2017
The January 2017 “Sky and Telescope” arrived just after Thanksgiving, to give its readers a heads-up on next year's events. It always comes...
January 12, 2017 - 11:30am
PRIME TIME: New Year’s resolutions -- overrated?
I tend to view things with a mostly positive attitude. . . and when it comes to New Year’s resolutions, I am positive I’m going to fail at them. Miserably.
January 12, 2017 - 11:29am
PRIME TIME: ‘When the rubber meets the road’
In a recent Pioneer article, local writer and author John Eggers humorously described nearly being a victim of an overcrowded workspace, a writer’s...
January 12, 2017 - 11:27am
PRIME TIME: I probably shouldn’t say anything, but. . .
many people, I start a new year by reflecting on the past year and resolving to do better in the future. With the scabs and scars of the stresses...
January 12, 2017 - 11:25am
PRIME TIME: Starting out the year with gratitude
“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” -- Melody Beattie We at the Senior Activity...
January 12, 2017 - 11:23am
December 8, 2016
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
Not only was my dad well known for his sense of humor and passion for Vikings football, but his love of snowstorms and the Christmas season was nearly contagious. I have fond memories of him offering to run and get milk in a blizzard, even though our fridge was stocked. And when...
December 8, 2016 - 12:16pm
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
An energetic group of RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) volunteers with a passion for helping and encouraging students to read, presented...
December 8, 2016 - 12:03pm
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
Psychologists tell us there are two overwhelming subjects that adults strive hard to avoid -- pain and boredom. Neither category seemed apparent...
December 8, 2016 - 12:03pm