October 2017 archive

Take It From Me: How Not to Handle Military Condolence Calls

BY BARB LUTZ

I was a Casualty Assistance Officer for the U.S. Army back in the early 1980s as a lieutenant assigned to Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind. I received no training. 

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SOCIAL ACTION TEAM FOCUSES ON HEALTH CARE, ENVIRONMENT

Humanists of Minnesota Social Action Team members in September attended a seminar on single-payer health care and public forums on water quality and the proposed Enbridge pipeline replacement. 

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BOOK REVIEW: SING YOU HOME BY JODI PICOULT

By Mary McLeod

Few would call Jodi Picoult a literary author, that is a Nobel- or Pulitzer-quality writer. She does not experiment with the art form, but primarily writes straightforward novels about social issues many are still puzzling over or up in arms about, long after publication.

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Observations of an Occasional Traveler

By Audrey Kingstrom

Recently I traveled abroad for the first time in my life. My trip to Germany and Amsterdam with my husband as companion was wonderful! I can now better understand why so many are smitten by the lure of travel.

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