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Sharlene Hensrud

Wednesdays Unplugged – Fondue Dipping Sauce

This is Wednesday, my day to be unplugged. Because it's New Year's Eve today we won't be having the family over for dinner tonight, but we will be following our tradition...
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Take off your shoes

The Mortgage Bankers Association reported that applications the week before Christmas were at the highest level since 2003. While refinance volume grew 63%, purchase volume grew as well, by nearly...
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Sunday’s Site – Downtown Hopkins, Stages Theatre Company

We were in downtown Hopkins on Friday evening, a small western suburb not far from Minneapolis known for its outstanding school system. Its downtown Main Street has a real small town feel, with...
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Radon and your Air-to-Air Exchanger (HRV)

Inspectors tell me that about 40% of homes they test for radon in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area show levels above the accepted safe level of 4.0 picocuries per liter (pCi/L). Radon is...
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It’s Christmas

"Always through life, in late December, just about the time of the winter solstice, there will be a moment, every year, that will be almost more than you can stand....
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Wednesdays Unplugged – Potato Lefse

This is Wednesday but it's also Christmas Eve so it means it won't be my traditional day unplugged. Last week we made lefse in preparation. Half the fun is sharing the experience…the...
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One in Four Boomers Plans to Move

A recent survey prepared for AARP showed that 26% of baby boom generation households expect to move, with the majority of them looking for one-level living. For many in this...
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Sunday’s Site – Grandpa and Grandma’s Place

We had a sleepover at our house on Friday night with two of our grandchildren and when we awoke to the beautifully falling snow on Saturday morning I couldn't help...
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