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April Jeppson: Virus won’t ruin a perfectly good Jesse Fools’ Day

As I write this, it’s April 1. It’s the first day of my month. It’s the time of year where I learn to tune out ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

April Jeppson: Reach out to friends, family during this uncertain time

Last night as I was preparing dinner, I smiled at my giant container of rice. It’s a white plastic five-gallon bucket. I have three of ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

April Jeppson: Living at a time with that which we shall not name

So, this thing that’s happening. It’s huge and it’s all consuming, and it can really bum you out if you let it. When I’m scrolling ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

April Jeppson: It hasn’t been our family’s usual spring break

Doggone this weather feels nice. There’s mud on the ground. I stepped in a puddle this morning. It’s starting to feel like spring. However, it ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

April Jeppson: Albert Lea is important enough to invest in

I went to a networking meeting this week. I’ve attended this particular meeting a few times in the past year, and I love it. My ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

April Jeppson: Remembering a flawless cruise last winter

Facebook is always reminding me of what I was doing last year or four years ago on this day. Well, a year ago this week ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Stultz.

April Jeppson: Personality test shines light on characteristics

Update from last week. We successfully removed 10 bags of stuff from our house! Well actually we removed eight — I’m currently staring at two ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

April Jeppson: It’s time to do a little spring cleaning at home

I came home from my uncle’s funeral Sunday evening refreshed but exhausted. It was so comforting being around my family — people that get me. ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

April Jeppson: There’s power and love that only family provides

My grandmother had six brothers: Wally, Cliff, Pete, Ralph, Herman and his twin brother, Harry. I grew up around my great-uncles. Growing up, all but ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

April Jeppson: Finding beauty in the little winter things

I jumped on the interstate yesterday for the first time in weeks. I was talking to my friend on my headset and I just stopped ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

April Jeppson: Ask questions to better understand friends

I have the most supportive friends ever. We are always reassuring each other, telling each other to calm down, have patience, giving tons of helpful ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

April Jeppson: You never know what someone’s praying for

My kids and I were huddled over a giant glass dish of apple crisp. It was still warm. We had a communal plastic fork that ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

April Jeppson: That time Mom got sick from a water slide

A note about myself. I get motion sick. I’m at a point where I went on a swing set this summer and had to stop ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

April Jeppson: Break down resolutions into smaller goals

It is the season for New Year’s resolutions. Being that the 1st of January fell on a Wednesday this year, I know that many of ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

April Jeppson: Making memories with family this Christmas

My kids have been asking to go on a trip. Mostly it’s my oldest who’s asking, but he’s got the troops rallied behind him. We’ve ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

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