Reality Check

I love a parade!  I consider myself now, something of an expert in parades.  With several years under my belt of having two sons in the Owatonna Marching Band; I’ve put in my time.  We’ve driven all over southern Minnesota, sitting in our folding chairs in strange towns, shaking hands with politicians I’ll never have … More Reality Check

The Power to Encourage

I’ve been thinking a lot about encouragement this week.  I’m writing this post from the Cincinnati International Airport, awaiting my flight back to Minneapolis and the short drive back to Owatonna.  I spent the past week as a parent chaperone on Owatonna High School’s Marching Band tour to southern California. Three of the young people … More The Power to Encourage