Gov. Noem thinks it would be an excellent idea if South Dakota’s school children could start thinking more like her. In other words, Noem wants them to be taught magical thinking as part of their fourth-grade curriculum. Continue reading 4th graders to learn magical thinking next year.
Nationally-known electric company mascot, Reddy Kilowatt wants you to know he’s fallen on hard times. Continue reading Reddy Kilowatt Has Coronavirus Symptoms, But Local Hospital Won’t Give Him a Test
As a way to help citizens of South Dakota pass the time while at home self-quarantining or social distancing during the coronavirus outbreak, Gov. Krispie Gnome has created a game individuals and entire families can play each day. Continue reading Governor Introduces Game To Keep South Dakotans Entertained During Coronavirus Outbreak: “What’s Under Krispie’s Hat?”
The governor, a clear-eyed woman from Hamlin County, said she figured there was no better way of helping people to socially distance themselves than to be able to drive faster to get away from others. And in the case of the two interstates – a whole lot faster! She also said it didn’t bother much that school zone speed limits would be eliminated. Gnome said she thought the lives saved through social distancing would be far more than the number of children who would be injured or killed by speeding cars near schools. All in all, it was a good trade-off for citizens to get some peace of mind, she said. Continue reading SD Speed Limits To Be Raised In Order To Enhance Social Distancing; Build-It-Yourself Coronavirus Test Kits Available By Mail Order
But perhaps the most shocking action to come out of Wednesday’s meeting was the lawmakers getting their own, custom-designed biohazard coverings. As seen in the photo, the outfits were all quite colorful and included special nose protectors, a heavy colored paint-like substance to cover their faces, and colorful hair, hand, and feet coverings. Continue reading Lawmakers & Gov Hold Closed Confab On COVID-19 Fears; Get New Biohazard Duds
Myron Floren Was Known As “El Loco With A Squeezebox” When Attending Augustana College You may have known him best from seeing the handsome, wavy-haired man play tunes like “Lady of Spain” and “Beer Barrel Polka” on television’s Lawrence Welk Show. But what you may not have known was that the “Happy Norwegian” as fellow Dakotan Welk dubbed him, had a rowdier side to him … Continue reading Obscure Facts About South Dakota & Thereabouts — [A series]
This last Saturday I was up for a good wander. It didn’t take much convincing to get Nancy to accompany me on a journey northwest from Dakota Dunes – to SD 50 and west through Vermillion. Then by Mechling’s six exits to Gayville where the Gayville Hall (home to the Hay Country Jamboree) is. From Gayville, which claims to be the Hay Capital of the … Continue reading Not Violin, But Volin
Please. Tell me if you’ve heard this one before. But I doubt that you have, so . . . nevermind. Anyway, I figured the headline was the best way to introduce a blog post about fear and confusion during the initial job interview. What do I know about jobs and job interviews? Quite a bit, as it turns out. I’ve had plenty of jobs in different … Continue reading A Wart, a Booger, and a Prefrontal Cortex Walk Into a Bar . . .
Failure will never overtake me as long as my determination to blame others for my shortcomings and hopeless situations remains strong and steadfast. — Gary Dickson Continue reading Pondering and Wandering: Failure vs. Determination
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness, and understanding you can muster, and do it with the goal of convincing them to change their wills and life insurance, making you their beneficiary. Your life will never be quite the same. And if it isn’t, move on to some other … Continue reading Pondering and Wandering: “Let Your Love Shine”