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I know I do this all to often but if you could be in my mind you would understand why I am so amazed that these are actually MY kids. How could this happen? First my son Timmothy got this letter. And then Tina received this one yesterday.So how could these two possibly be MY kids???
My Dad, Lee Timm, was born in North Dakota and died in North Dakota. He was far from perfect but he was my dad and I loved him.Something I read today reminded me of Lee and it actually had nothing to do with Fathers Day. It was this graphic in the AARP magazine. In true (male) ND fashion he used ...
The Next Pandemic. How quickly we forget!In 1905 Irish statesman Edmund Burke said, “Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.” and in a 1948 speech to the House of Commons, Sr. Winston Churchill paraphrased Santayana when he said “those who fail to learn from history are condemne...
Like most cities, big and small, Minot is always doing little things to create tourist photo ops hoping those photos will end up on social media. Well we (the Timm family) took the bait with the new "Magic Minot" sculpture at the end of Main Street and here it is on social media.Two out of Three ...
Five of the cushions in my little 1972 Scamp camper have been in really poor shape over the past few years so I decided this spring I was going to buckle under and "getter done" (reupholstered). I didn't even ask what it would cost as I knew it would be expensive. No one in town even advertises t...
During the Fall of 2019 I harvested a few scraggly plants that the City gardeners left to die in front of my Ward County Notary office downtown Minot. I nurtured them along and now two years later I have two pots brimming full that I am taking home to hang in planters off my deck. Shortly after ...
I have had amazing luck with my Google for business page (a free service) receiving about 500 views a week so I decided to set one up for my son Timmothy's art gallery. It seemed like a piece of cake when I set mine up but for some reason or another this one has been a royal pain in the ass. Here...
Theodore Lee Roberts Just like the rest of us T. Lee Roberts had his dreams and his passions as a child. Some of us boys wanted to be Firemen, Policemen, or another form of Super Hero. Many young girls dreamed of being Princesses, Queens, Doctors, Nurses, and other virtuous Super Hero’s. Theodore...
Your eyes may see a hash climate that gives you shivers over your entire body but if you could see this picture through my eyes you would see nothing but a safe haven that brings about a flush of warmth and love.When we moved to Minot North Dakota in 2003 my daughter was three years old and my s...
Pretty easy trivia but just in case you need a hint hereis a video to help you out.Roosevelt Park has a lot to offer and it holds a lot of good memories for me personally. First I will do my best to discribe all that Roosevelt Park offers.Let's start at the South entrance because it's where I ent...