Monthly Archives: January 2010

It’s Cool to be Oprah!

Yesterday morning I was grabbing an English muffin and caught a television ad talking about Oprah Winfrey’s “No Phone Zone”.  She was asking people to log into her website and take the “No Phone Zone” pledge.  The pledge goes like … Continue reading

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Lousy Week for Obama, Good Week for America

Al Franken and his Favorite Radio Network This has been a lousy week for Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and Rahm Emanuel.  That makes it a great week for the United States of America.  With the election of Scott … Continue reading

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The Mess that Is Haiti

The huge earthquake that hit Haiti this week only brought back bitter memories for me of a quake that struck the state of Gujarat, India on January 26, 2001 killing 20,000 people and injuring 167,000.  The Gujarat quake was 7.9 … Continue reading

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Barack Obama, Meet Jasper Schuringa

For the grace of God and the quick action of Dutchman passenger Jasper Schuringa, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab would have blown up a Northwest Flight over Detroit on Christmas day.   Within hours after this “dumb luck” near miss, Janet Napolitano, head … Continue reading

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WHEN COLD IS REAL IN MINNESOTA!

Salyards’ Winter Companion:  12 Horse Simplicity Snowblower This blog will publish on Sunday, January 3, 2010.  As I sit at my computer on Friday evening, January 1, 2010, our weather forecast for Winona, Minnesota is as follows:  “Tonight, clear, lows … Continue reading

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