Missing Those Saints

This column ran in the Courier Sentinel this week but the last few paragraphs were left off. This is the entire column. I have written the column Something About Nothing since 2005. It appears every Monday in the Albert Lea Tribune and every other week in the Courier Sentinel. Usually it is the same column [...]

There’s A Time and Place For Creative Clutter

SOMETHING ABOUT NOTHING published the week of January 23 in the Albert Lea Tribune and The Courier Sentinel I am not a neatnik; I am a messer, and I am not going to apologize for it anymore. It doesn’t mean I don’t clean up my messes, it means I don’t always clean up my messes [...]

Information Overload

Yesterday morning I woke up agitated, stressed and riddled with anxiety. I had just opened my eyes and hadn't thrown back the covers yet, but I felt the anxiety overtaking my body. My mind raced with thoughts of the election and the hateful things that were being spewed, the list of online things I had [...]