The Finnish Americans and Friends (FAF) will host their annual Christmas Pikkujoulu party Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Crown Ballroom, 214 E. Howard St., Hibbing. A social hour begins at 4:30 p.m. with dinner at 5 p.m.
8. Falling in love is easy; staying there not always so. Work to keep things new. Don’t be distracted by the multitude of life experiences that could come between you and your spouse. This includes your job and your children.
When I was growing up, a lot of teachings about discipline and respect of elders was instilled in us before school, like kneeling down to greet elders. This may seem unusual compared to Cloquet where you just say “Hi,” shake hands and give hugs and kisses. That is not happening anytime soon in Uganda.
All summer this cluster of puffballs was growing on the rotten wood of a downed dead birch log. They grew as a tight group, each supported by a stem that gave these puffballs a pear-like appearance; they are sometimes called pear-shaped puffballs. Their nutrition was the decay matter of this log.
Looking towards and below the sun (never look at the sun), I see a plethora of travel threads laid down by spiders as they move about on these branches of autumn. Many of the small ones (called spiderlings) use the breeze and drift on a silk thread. The process, called ballooning, allows them to disperse.
Each member of the family had an assigned color, which correlated to drinking cups, storage bins, toothbrushes, towels, T-shirts and any other number of household necessities that can and do get misplaced and messed up in untidy households.
On the other hand, friends and family back home would not give me a day off from American politics. They wanted updates. America may not care about the rest of the world and what happens — especially who becomes president in some far away country — but the world greatly cares about what happens here, because every decision America makes affects the world in one way or another.
If you have farmland, he urges you to "farm the best and conserve the rest" by using some of your land for wildlife habitat. Herwig promotes the use of conservation programs and asks people to contact legislators to support and fund these programs.
I was born in the United States. I have to admit it’s something I’ve sort of taken for granted. Knowing 11 million people would like to stand in my shoes is humbling. As is the process they are willing to go through to claim U.S. citizenship.
On the spending side, the rhetoric coming from Washington — and out on the campaign trail — raises unrealistic expectations about the savings that can be achieved through budget cuts.