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Weeds: Looking ahead to the Later Years

April 17, 2013

I was having a beer with a younger friend. A fellow walked by who I wanted to compliment for something. “Hey, good job!” My right hand went up to make a clenched fist salute, a power fis....

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Apr-23-13 5:21 PM

Great article Randy. I always look forward to your writing.

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Apr-18-13 12:40 AM

Wow, you guys sure do get riled up over comments that are meant to to provoke negative responses.

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Apr-17-13 10:40 PM

Sorry everyone, I was responding to Yunosmart, not to the article. I enjoyed the article. Sorry for the confusion.

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Apr-17-13 3:18 PM

Well stated tooold.

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Apr-17-13 3:08 PM

I think this was a great article. Made me stop and think about what I could be doing as my journey in life continues. Thanks.

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Apr-17-13 1:56 PM

This is a very enjoyable article. It is not about too many senior citizens, not enough young people, the economy & jobs, or about Hardee's coming to New Ulm.

It is about the author's take on where he's been, where he is now, & where he will be in life. It is a refreshing piece of writing, one we can all identify with, as we go through the aging process. For believers, the spiritual touch is a nice addition.

Too long; didn't read - yunosmart? You really should read it before commenting. You might have a different perspective, then again, maybe not.

I enjoyed it thoroughly - the humor, the seriousness, & being able to identify with a journey we have all embarked on. Thanks to the author.

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Apr-17-13 8:25 AM

what in the heck does that have to do with a wonderfully written article? As I've said in the past if you are so disenchanted with New Ulm, don't let the door hit you where the sun doesn't shine.

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Apr-17-13 7:38 AM

...or not enough young families to balance it out. Menards is nice, but we need good paying jobs that demand college degrees. Mankato's industrial park by the future Walmart distribution center is adding many good paying jobs to their economy. All the while, New Ulm is excited that Hardee's is coming to town.

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Apr-17-13 1:20 AM

tl;dr this town has too many senior citizens.

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