Monday, August 08, 2022

Lynnette Hintze: As I See It

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Updated 7 months, 4 weeks ago

17 million words (or so): that’s all she wrote

Well, dear folks, the time has come for me to put down my pen — back away from the computer is more like it — an...

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
A woodworker’s passion is rekindled

The first thing my husband Tim made for me from wood 40 years ago was a name plate for my desk.

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
Hometown pride abounds in virtual happy place

When life gets hard we tend to seek out those happy places that give us comfort and take us away from the day’s toil.

Updated 10 months ago
A slice of Finland in my genetic pie

I have long been intrigued by ancestral heritage, the DNA melting pot that has made us who we are.

Updated 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Ironing out life’s wrinkles

I'll never get used to wrinkles, even as a fashion statement.

Updated 11 months, 2 weeks ago
How to cook a squirrel

During my 26-plus years at the Daily Inter Lake, I’ve gotten a lot of unusual calls from Flathead folks on a number of topics.

Updated 11 months, 4 weeks ago
Swing your partner round and round…

Square dancing was a rite of passage in middle school.

Updated 1 year ago
Hometown history had an English twist

My little hometown of Hawley, Minnesota, has begun the planning for its sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) in 2022, and there’s already buzz on social media about the celebration.

Updated 1 year ago
Sticks in a parking lot: life goes on for AK gulls

The saga of seagulls unabashedly laying eggs and raising their chicks in a TV station parking lot in Anchorage, Alaska, recently caught my interest when my daughter Heather started retweeting posts from her forme...

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Selling home, sweet home

My brothers and I gathered on our computer screens via Zoom a couple of weeks ago to begin the arduous task of deciding what to do with our 350-acre farm in Minnesota.

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
In search of the perfect tomato soup

Politics and social movements aside, perhaps the one thing most of us can agree on is there’s nothing finer than a steaming hot, aromatic bowl of soup, tomato soup to be exact.

Updated 1 year, 2 months ago
Houston and humidity: we have a problem

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Updated 1 year, 2 months ago
Going buggy over creepy crawlies

I don’t consider myself a squeamish person.

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
A mother for the ages

I didn’t get to see my mother and hold her hand one last time as I had hoped before she passed away April 12, but I’ve made my peace with that.

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
April is big month for library appreciation

April is a big month for library appreciation.