The Bush Foundation celebrates 60 years of great ideas and the people who powered them
Archie & Edyth: The Beginnings of the Bush Foundation
Is it my imagination, or does Nick’s Minnesota accent get even folksier when...
Wear Blue Thursday
Wardrobe idea: Wear Blue tomorrow in honor of World Diabetes Day and kids like Virginia, who deserve a cure.
Let There Be Light
Nick’s been working on an interesting series of stories about the challenge of...
This Is The Story of a Happy Marriage
Do you want to do this thing? Sit down and do it. Are you not writing? Keep sitting there. Does it not feel right? Keep sitting there. Think of yourself as a monk walking the path of enlightenment. Think of yourself as a high school senior wanting to be a neurosurgeon. Is it possible? Yes. Is there a shortcut? Not one I’ve found. Writing is a miserable, awful business. Stay with it. It is better than anything in the world.
–from “The Getaway Car” by Ann Patchett
A Preview of Coming Attractions
For the last few months, Nick and I have been working on a special assignment for the...
The Washington Post October 27, 2002 Sunday Final Edition ST. PAUL As soon as the news...
But Will Mikey Like It?
Local educators and top chefs join forces to get kids to eat what’s good for them.
Keiko: The Denouement
“He may be a winner in people’s hearts,” Balcomb says, ”but to other whales he’s a loser with a skin condition.”