Month: February 2011

Dream a little dream, part 2

In my Dream a Little Dream post last fall, I talked about Ambers Dream, a project to redesign the children’s wing of Medcenter One hospital in Bismarck. This spring, that dream will be realized. Check out the story over at

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In memoriam, Gene Bennie Singsaas (1943 – 2010), Husband, father, veteran, public servant, genealogy fanatic. Rest In Peace. We miss you.

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How to Shave a Life

Basin Electric and the Bismarck community are gearing up again for St. Baldrick’s on March 17. Our theme is Shave A Life. I’ve been conflicted over single purpose cancer charities in the past, particularly now that Shannon is going through breast cancer. But cancer doesn’t care if your 6 or 60. It will kill you if given the chance. We have to start somewhere. Please start by helping this worthy cause.

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Nobody nose the trouble I’ve seen

It’s been a little more than 48 hours since my surgery, and today I got to blow my nose for the first time. Doctors orders. That old saying “you don’t know what you miss until it’s gone” has probably never

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I wanna be sedated

Surgery day. After 30 plus years of sinus trouble, it’s time. Stay tuned to this space for my vidicon-infused post-surgical ramblings.

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One thing about fingers

Carter is obsessed with his fingernails. Kid just won’t stop chewing them. But it does mean we don’t have to trim them for him. He’d never would sit still long enough. Join me, as I run through our adventures in trying to curtail this habit.

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