OUT OF THE CLOSET Plains Talk, the newsletter of the State Historical Society of North Dakota, usually arrives in my mailbox about this time each year with a really comprehensive list of summer events related to the history and culture of North Dakota and the Great Plains. It arrived in time this year for me … Continue reading Weekenders
The announcement by Jack Dalrymple earlier this month that he and fellow Industrial Commission members are going to take a tour of the oil patch and develop a “list” of places where they probably shouldn’t be permitting oil development rankled some in the preservation community, and rightly so. That list pretty much already exists. Jack, … Continue reading Jack Dalrymple’s Makin’ A List. Yeah, Right.
I’m thinking of my mom on this Mother’s Day, as we all are. She’s been gone three and a half years now, but it seems like only yesterday I was making those semi-weekly trips to Hettinger to see her in the nursing home, each time stopping at the Albertson’s store in Dickinson to buy her … Continue reading Body and Soul
Let me say this about Jean Mason Guy, who buried her husband of 70 years today: I’ve known a few First Ladies of North Dakota, and of all of them, Jean is the one who could easily have filled the role of Governor rather than First Lady. Jean and Bill Guy were interchangeable. Bill Guy … Continue reading An Awesome Team