Don’t Let Fear and What-If’s Change Your Behavior

Don’t Let Fear and What-If’s Change Your Behavior

Growing up in a small town I felt a sense of safety most of the time. It was during my childhood I learned about the “what-ifs” of life. It was taught to me unknowingly by my mother. She had no idea her anxiety about the evils of the world lent itself to my childhood fears.

Embrace Your Differences

Embrace Your Differences

My column from the Albert Lea Tribune the week of April 9, 2018 Something About Nothing by Julie Seedorf I was getting ready to meet my grandchildren, one of whom is a teenage granddaughter, and I wondered if I would pass muster and dress appropriately so I wouldn’t embarrass her. I know she used to [...]

Shop Til You Drop In Small Town America

Shop Til You Drop In Small Town America

Something About Nothing, By Julie Seedorf This year I am going to pretend I am Oprah and name some of my favorite places and spaces for Christmas shopping and eating out. I like low stress when it comes to shopping, and visiting small independent local businesses not only take the angst out of shopping but [...]