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  • By: Dr. Roger Landry, MD, MPH There are events in our lives that change everything. Events that, although they may occur to millions of others, are nonetheless very personal, gut wrenching, and result in a change in the orbit of a life. Fathering a child is one such event. Actually, the biologic act of fathering […]

  • Chloris Wendt is a long-time resident of Friendship Village of Bloomington, a Masterpiece Living Center for Successful Aging in Bloomington, MN. Below, she writes about the positive experiences she, her husband (Harry), and other residents have had at their community, and the support they are receiving during the Covid-19 pandemic… *** MASTERPIECE LIVING – FRIENDSHIP […]

  • By: Cera Meintzer and Danielle Palli  Danielle’s First Lesson in Creativity…   Growing up, there were two camps in my first-grade art class, those who would become the future Georgia O’Keeffe’s, Leonardo da Vinci’s and Frank Lloyd Wright’s of the world … and me. These would-be painters, sculptures and architects were masters at putting pasta […]

  • By: Dr. Roger Landry, Teresa Beshwate, and Danielle Palli  There’s an old Cherokee proverb you might have heard about. A grandfather tells his grandson that within each person, there is a battle between two wolves. One wolf is negative and filled with anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, resentment, guilt, inferiority, and ego. The […]

  • By: Dr. Roger Landry, MD, MPH The Corona pandemic of 2020 will go down in history as a massive shared experience that altered how we live, work, and socialize. Even those of us spared tragic consequences were nonetheless significantly affected as our everyday lives were upended. For me, this was a time to inspect my […]