Swine Flu Vaccine? No, Thanks

During the Thanksgiving gatherings with friends, one of the frequently asked questions was about H1N1 vaccination.  My response was: "No. I don’t take H1N1 vaccine or regular flu vaccine."  Let me inject a disclaimer here. I am not a physician and do not give medical advice. The opinion I share here represents my own. I…
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Band Concert At Lake Middle School

Today I went to my son’s 6th grade band concert at Lake Middle School. Over 150 6th graders participated in the performance in three groups, one for the first year band students, and two for the second year band students. They all did a great job. The concert was conducted by the charming Director of…
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Feeling Safe In Woodbury

I have always felt safe in my home, in my neighborhood, in Woodbury, and in the United States in general. When I am at home, I don’t worry about burglaries. When I am out shopping, I don’t worry about robberies or my wallet being stolen. The only time I personally experienced something bad was when…
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Are We In Minnesota?

Weather-wise, it doesn’t feel like we are in Minnesota. We are already into December now, but it still feels like October. According to Paul Douglas, we just lived through the 2nd warmest November on record. The month of November saw temperatures above average.  The average temperature at the Twin Cities Airport for the month was:…
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My Favorite Place In Woodbury

My favorite place in Woodbury, without question, is the public library. I don’t care what shopping centers, what upscale or thrift stores we have, library is the place that is most important for me.  I usually visit the R. H. Stafford Branch Library in Woodbury with my two kids. They read more books and read faster…
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