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The Perils of Blogging

Blogging can be rewarding and is certainly intellectually stimulating.   But there are times, like 4:45 pm yesterday, when disaster strikes.   That’s when I discovered news that contradicted everything in the blog that I had scheduled to be published in a little more than 24 hours. I had been so happy… read more >

Two Worlds Colliding

I was recently on the receiving end of a flattering and wholly unexpected accolade recognizing many decades of volunteer work promoting and preserving the history of South Dakota. This is what I do for fun, and despite the fact that my tour business grew out of my love of history,… read more >

The Thinker

No this isn’t going to be a blog about Rodin’s iconic sculpture. Francophobes can relax. You know how speaker introductions and biographies tend to define their subjects as inventor, politician, musician, business tycoon, etc? Well, I just heard a noted historical figure described as a “thinker”, and it stopped me… read more >

Is it Failure, or Lack of Success?

There is a universal appeal to underdog stories, and I like them so much I’ve practically made a second career out of collecting them! Late bloomers are another particular interest and fall into the same category. When I’m feeling low, or needing inspiration – like at the beginning of a… read more >

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