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Rich Glennie

09/06/2017 - 7:46am
I did something recently that I said I would never do. I attended a Vikings pre-season game at U.S. Bank Stadium and rode the light rail transit to get there. Three things I swore were boondoggles. First, pre-season football is like watching paint dry. It doesn’t count and, well, it’s boring. Second, I had no intention of ever attending a game in the $1.2 billion taxpayer-subsidized playground...
11/02/2016 - 8:51am
I had a bad week recently. How can a retiree have a bad week, you ask? Trust me, it happens. Three things happened. The first occurred while grocery shopping. After we unloaded the groceries into the car, I pushed the empty cart to the nearby corral. When I was done, I tugged on the door handle of a vehicle only to discover I was one parking...
10/12/2016 - 11:40am
There is something about dead, decaying organic matter that activates the senses. Fall is my favorite time of the year, even though I know what follows in the coming weeks. But autumn is a time for beautiful, bright colors contrasted against the pale blue skies with sun-splashed, still green yards. And it is time for leaf raking. Some of my...
10/05/2016 - 10:27am
It appears the more things change, the more they stay the same. Or at least they come full circle at times. It seems that the “new health experts” today report they have found a magical way to build up a child’s immune system … let them play outside. Well, isn’t that a great revelation! Not only play outside but...
09/14/2016 - 9:05am
I walk by it every morning, and little has changed. The new Judd Avenue street work looks much like it did when the county broke ground last spring. It remains an eyesore and an embarrassment. Judd Avenue, after ground was opened up, was suddenly put on hold when unexpected problems arose, and the contractor pulled off the job for another work...
08/31/2016 - 9:48am
I was standing there admiring our newest acquisition — a Weber grill from Hite Hardware. It was nice and shiny and replaces an older one that was blown over and broken in a recent wind storm. As I was admiring the new shiny toy, it happened. A nut bounced off my head and onto the grill. My son Andrew was in stitches. It wasn’t that...
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