Monthly Archives for May 2011

Commencement words

My sister graduated college a few weeks ago. I drove to Fort Collins to watch her (and 800 other liberal arts grads) walk across the stage and spend time with my parents and grandparents who flew in for the week. … Continue reading

29. May 2011 by Jackie B
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Jumping ship on failure

I’ve been lurking on the Carnival of Journalism for a while now. Every month I told myself I’d write the next month. I finally got around to it for this month’s topic: Failure. A failure in your life (personal or … Continue reading

05. May 2011 by Jackie B
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One wheel is cooler than two

By JACKIE BORCHARDT – Star-Tribune staff writer Kelly Walsh High School had a lot going on Monday night — track meet, National Honor Society, unicycling club. In the cafeteria, the orchestra performed for the honor society induction. On the track, some … Continue reading

05. May 2011 by Jackie B
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Where I was, where to go

Sept. 11, 2001 was one of those “where were you when?” moments. I was a high school junior in physics class. The teacher kept Drudge Report on at all times and he first saw the news break there. We turned … Continue reading

03. May 2011 by Jackie B
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