Talkin’ Sugar Beets

(This is a column from several years ago, however it still fits-GN)     Each year during the Red River valley sugar beet harvest, I try to make the experience a little more real for my readers. I’ve tried pictures and recording my thoughts during the harvest then writing afterwards. This year, I’m writing my…
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Into The Wild

I have been watching a documentary this week on the Public Broadcasting System titled, “The National Parks; America’s Best Idea.” I hope you’ve been watching it with me as it is a tremendous program. Seeing the beautiful pictures and listening to the narration of this program really helped me to understand the origin of the…
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Fall Is Here

(you will also find this week’s radio program at the bottom of the page-GN) I’ve always considered the season of fall to be the most honorable season. Fall is honest, sincere, open and friendly. This year’s weather has been strange, however I expected fall to come along and make everything right-it has not. The third…
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Back Home

(first picture is the replica of the Lighthouse tower built by Lisa’s Uncle Ralph. The second picture is Roger’s Unimog-GN)   I was gone last week; gone from my regular spot in the Northern Watch and gone from home. We took our annual vacation last week and kept it pretty local as our destination was…
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Letter To Dave

  (I am posting my column and radio program tonight as by day I am a sugar beet truck driver with little time for writing-GN) Dear Dave, Summer must truly be over, I just finished my last Popsicle. Lisa and I started buying these cheap little treats in June and it really reminded me of…
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