On Politics

SENATOR BERG? MAYBE NOT As North Dakota Democrats scramble to find an opponent for Rick Berg, our state’s self-appointed next U.S. Senator, perennial candidate Duane Sand has stepped in to fill the breech until Democrats get their act together. In an announcement last week so underwhelming even I, one of the state’s most avid politics-watchers, … Continue reading On Politics

The Tenth Anniversary

Yes, it has been a long ten years. On August 29, 2001, I sat beside my wife’s bed as she looked up at her doctor, exhausted, pale and gaunt after two years of unrelenting chemotherapy, and said “No more. No more chemo.” Quietly, the doctor said, “You know what that means.” “Yes,” Rita answered. “How … Continue reading The Tenth Anniversary