The Department of Corrections settles the lawsuit against their egregious misuse of tax dollars to support a sectarian religious program.
After five years of contested legal effort, the State of Minnesota settled this horrific injustice. The work before us now is to remove this program from our state prisons.
No complaints from the natives. . .
Here in Minnesota, snow plays a major role in our happiness,
Without it, the holidays are bleak; the low pressure that bears down on our hemispheric weather systems depresses us.
And let's be frank - brown dirt is not as pretty as wet and white snow covered ground.
Snow makes a difference.
When I was a child, I began each year at this time to pray for snow.
In those days I believed that a white Christmas had the power to save the world.
All the songs supported me.
"Where the tree tops glisten and children listen to hear sleigh bells in the snow."
I wanted to be one of those children. If the tree tops glistened, I'd trouble myself to be one of the listening gang of silly youngsters.
But if the treetops were naked, black and brown with the December death all around me, my spirits were bleak.
Snow made a difference then - and it makes a difference today.
That's why I cannot complain when new snow falls.
I only complain when i am the only one who moves it off my walks and driveway.
But that's another topic, isn't it?
Why I will not run for public office.
My blog and welcome to it!
Straight up, no-nonsense opinion. Enjoy!
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