Corey’s Corner (of Lundgren’s)



Checking your vehicle’s charging system, even now in the warm summer months, is just as important as in the coldest of winters. Batteries are affected by heat and, with temperatures under hood reaching into the hundreds of degrees, can litera… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Eudaimonia: Finding happiness in your work




The Greek word “Eudaimonia”, pronounced (you-day-‘mon-nee-ah), is one of my favorites. Perhaps the reason I’m so attracted to it is because it’s so difficult to pronounce and equally challenging to accomplish. Eudaimoni… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Business Bits

Recession Tactic #20


 Maintain a good business and personal credit score. Improve your credit score if it is low. Make payments on time, discuss alternative payment options if needed, or refinance where appropriate. Jennifer Pontinen is a Business Consultant with t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Eveleth Clown Band:

Carrying on a tradition


 I did the Eveleth Clown Band groupie thing after the Land of the Loon parade in Virginia last weekend. I followed them around as they went “barnstorming” main street bars – Sports Page, Virginia Servicemen’s Club, Flaim… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What’s in a name? YAY! A contest!




For the last nine years the Boundary Waters Blues Festival has taken place, just a stones through from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. This year, the festival will be celebrating its 10th annual event in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, on July 2… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Summer child care dilemmas




Summer is here and some parents are lucky enough to have the summer off to enjoy with their kids, but what about the parents that work? What do parents that have to work during summer vacation do with their kids? I talked to some working parents and… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Tips for hazardous waste disposal and lawn care



Heading into summer, many people are motivated to spruce up their lawn, home and clean out the clutter. Americans generate 1.6 million tons of waste each year from common household products. These products can include paint, grease and rust removers… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Holy Grail getaway




 I am in need of a writer’s retreat. I write these articles (mostly at the last minute lately) at my desk in the midst of my paperwork piles at work, or at home, surrounded by the piles of laundry, dishes, letters to be written, mail to b… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Organic Mulch




Organic mulch regulates the soil temperature by acting like insulation. A thick layer (3” or more) during the summer cools the soil and prevents “bolting” (seed formation). Mulch slows the evaporation of moisture in the summer hea… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SpaceL I F T



Common Space Mistake: Creating a room that lacks cohesion. The Fix: Use pairs! This is the easiest way to make your room have the “pulled together” feeling. Use as many pairs as you can… pairs of chairs, tables, lamps, vase… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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