A tribute to mom: My mother’s love

May 1, 2020
I don’t know if I look or am much like my mother, Cecilia Moonen Salzl, but I would like to be remembered like this memory I have of her. When I was about nine years old, in 1952, I had ...

Just a Kid at Heart: The nature of love…it’s a heart act to follow

February 1, 2020
The two swans in the photo below remind us that love is in the air. Nature has a magical way of bringing people together. Forty-seven years ago, Deb and I were married under a large white pine in Itasca State ...

The strongest kind of love

February 1, 2020
Christmas is behind us. A new year has begun and Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. A day to celebrate hearts a flutter, reward our love with candy, flowers and maybe even jewelry. No gifts of socks or underwear on this ...