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About little joe

Born on the Midwest Plains...and live the same way. Enjoyed a small town upbringing and a big city career. Value small town ethics and the big city opportunity. Write from the heart while wearing a smile. and enjoy all that's around me

The View From the Vikings Sidelinse

For those who follow the Minnesota Vikings football team, you will be happy to know they are again on the search for “one in a row”!  This is a regular quest for this team and, not by personal choice. I … Continue reading

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It’s Holiday Time

Holiday Message If we all could take a minute away from personal attacks, maybe we could focus…even for a second…on something much more important. I would like to take this time, to focus on something that stirs a personal passion … Continue reading

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That Postage and Handling “Thing”.

We have all seen the deluge of infomercials and “gotta have” tv commercials.  but, have you really paid any attention to the tag lines for these commercials. Inevitably after we have been mezmerised by this revolutionary device that will do … Continue reading

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I Admit It…Men Mess It Up!

I can tell  this story now because my wife’s birthday was last August and she has calmed down by now. I think! I was simply trying to do right and I, well…oh, here’s the whole story. Early last August I … Continue reading

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My Swedish Aunt Astrid

I’m sure we all have a favorite relative that left an indelible mark on our lives.  I too have a special person…an Aunt.  No, whe wasn’t a movie star or other such celebrity.  In fact in a family of solid Norwegians, she … Continue reading

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The View From The Edge of Fargo

I have decided to take my “View From The Edge” to other locales from time to time. This time I’m on the edge of Fargo, North Dakota. My wife and I had a long weekend in Fargo visiting family and friends … Continue reading

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2012 Presidential Election

Back in February of 2010 I etch-a-sketched an article called “Repubocrats”…my term for the total “indifferences” between republicans and democrats.  Upon watching sometimes up to 8-minutes of the republican natonal convention and preparing myself to contribute a similar amount of … Continue reading

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Exercise Follow-up

I have received many emails and a few texts since I wrote about my exercise, or lack thereof. Some people thought my comments were funny, some thought I should take my comments and put them where exercise remarks probably wouldn’t see … Continue reading

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America’s Job Problem Solved by Americans

I have been watching most of the republican debates on television.  They make me cry…then laugh…then cry again. It is quite obvious the wealthy candidates (they all are) on stage look upon most of the American citizenry as lesser people, … Continue reading

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The Truths and Values of Exercise

  I recently retired, which almost immediately proved to be boring.  Mainly because all of the projects I had planned to work on and complete upon my retirement, I found I could do “tomorrow”. This “plan” doesn’t work and finally … Continue reading

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