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Julie Seedorf: Readers became friends through column

All good things must come to an end. Yes, 2018 is ending, a new year is beginning, and with it are those resolutions that we ... Read more

1 year ago by Julie Seedorf.

Julie Seedorf: Community has more to offer than you know

There’s a song titled “On the Street Where You Live.” The first line in the song is “I have often walked down this street before.” ... Read more

1 year ago by Julie Seedorf.

Julie Seedorf: Lutherans can be looney, too, you know

It’s a holly jolly Christmas. I must admit I still wasn’t feeling that old Christmas cheer yet this year. I was having a low-key joy, but ... Read more

1 year ago by Julie Seedorf.

Julie Seedorf: Peace, joy and love is there if you reach for it

Each Christmas season, others remind me when I write my feel-good column about the holiday season that many people struggle with the holiday. I decided ... Read more

1 year ago by Julie Seedorf.

Julie Seedorf: How can we sit in the season all year long?

As I write this, it is the Monday after Thanksgiving, and I realize I haven’t been out of the house since the Wednesday before Thanksgiving ... Read more

1 year ago by Julie Seedorf.

Julie Seedorf: Kindness helps keep us alive when life is hard

I learned a few things about myself this week. I previously knew some of these things, but in the game of life, I lost perspective. First, ... Read more

1 year ago by Julie Seedorf.

Julie Seedorf: Feeling stressed? Try not to multitask

I am a multitasker. It is a habit I need to break, but it comes so naturally. I do not know I am doing it. ... Read more

1 year ago by Julie Seedorf.

Julie Seedorf: How can schools get most out of fundraisers?

As I write this, I am sitting at You Betcha Cafe in Alden waiting for my scrumptious breakfast; chocolate chip cookies are also on my ... Read more

1 year ago by Julie Seedorf.

Julie Seedorf: Bullying incidents cause feelings of rage

I feel old this week, not in terms of years but in terms of muddling through the social landscape. I do not recognize the country ... Read more

1 year ago by Julie Seedorf.

Julie Seedorf: Check out 10 local authors this weekend

One of the blessings of writing this column and being an author is meeting my readers. This past weekend I was at the Deep Valley ... Read more

1 year ago by Julie Seedorf.

Julie Seedorf: What is the appeal of football for players?

Are you ready for some football? I hear that question often. My answer is always the same. “No!” I am one of those in the minority ... Read more

1 year ago by Julie Seedorf.

Julie Seedorf: Lives can be a mix of the old and the new

I do not know why I have the urge to voice my opinion about politics on social media and in this column. I want to ... Read more

1 year ago by Julie Seedorf.

Julie Seedorf: How strict should dress codes be at schools?

Watching my cousins get ready for school while I was a visitor to their home in California many years ago, I was thankful. Yes, kids ... Read more

2 years ago by Julie Seedorf.

Julie Seedorf: Has immigration changed since early 1900s?

Has immigration changed since early 1900s? Alex Haley stated, “When you start about family and lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth.” ... Read more

2 years ago by Julie Seedorf.

Julie Seedorf: Nostalgia brings the good, the bad together

I had a little nostalgia attack this week. It started with my granddaughter sending me a picture of her new dress she bought for Homecoming. ... Read more

2 years ago by Julie Seedorf.

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