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St. Paul, Minnesota
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7 years 2 weeks

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Posted on 03/25/14 at 01:26 pm in response to Dessa Darling moves easily from rap lyrics to poems and essays

Her tour is not with Doomtree but with her own band, which goes by her name, Dessa.

Posted on 04/10/13 at 09:53 am in response to I love New York, but ...

Thanks for terrific account of trip back home. Great glimpse and really engaging writing. Hope to read more from you.
A strap-hanger from the Bronx

Posted on 02/11/13 at 01:21 pm in response to Karma's knife-twist: I have to take freshman comp

Hi David,
I taught this class at the U of M - Duluth 30 years ago and can tell you that my favorite students - by far - were returning students. They actually had something to write about, and they had grown up as readers, a habit that had molded them into lifelong users of complete sentences and paragraphs. Hat's off to you. I bet you'll be teacher's pet. An old pet, but hey.

Posted on 06/14/12 at 09:51 am in response to Wheeling and dealing with Dayton in China

Good to see this kind of activity. We have to invest in the relationshps that build trust and economic opportunity.

Posted on 02/15/12 at 11:29 am in response to The new MinnPost

Start with the oldest and let us scroll down to the newer comments.

Posted on 02/15/12 at 11:32 am in response to The new MinnPost

Have just started exploring the new design. It's nice and clean and makes it easier to find columnists. I agree that the comments should be listed with the oldest first.
I look forward to reading the news every day from this redesigned format. Congrats.

Posted on 04/26/11 at 10:08 am in response to News break

Will miss your frequency of your insightful posts, but will keep an eye out for Twitter hiakus. Take good care.