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Kristine Holmgren
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Playwright, Minnesota feminist and social critic
Playwright, Minnesota feminist and social critic

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The end of all things
Only those of us who live in this place understand the insincerity of death. Too much we love the wild, eager summer.  Even so - Minnesotans are ever-ready for the next tornado, hail storm, blizzard. We expect the worst and are seldom disappointed.  No matt...

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Fired from the MAYO CLINIC and what I learned
When I was a young, sassy, eager young woman, I was fired by the Mayo Clinic.  I was devastated. I worked two years to get the job - interviewed for six months - celebrated when I was hired by buying a house in Rochester, Minnesota. I was with them for eigh...

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My latest - on Huffington.  Read, like, share - - and enjoy! 

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If Hillary were as bad as the rest of them . . .
My mother once told me a girl's reputation is worth her weight in lipstick and I believed her. Not so much for boys, I guess. A girl's reputation is worth her weight in lipstick.  Many of the men seeking to  lead us as the next President of the United State...

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I'm so tired of the way we ignore good people and explore the many evil dimensions of the bad.  My blog on Huffington today.  Enjoy!  (Oh, and of course - "Like" and "share" too!)  

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Christ is risen - so why not the rest of us?
No one in my family celebrates Easter.  My grown daughters are self-confessed atheists.  My ex-husband spends  Sunday at Caribou with the New York Times.  My brothers and sister and most of my cousins believe this life, this tiny - insignificant flirtation ...

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In a dark and lonely place, a Christmas miracle. 

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A Christmas miracle
I was sixteen when my father left. That year there was no Christmas tree, no turkey dinner, no presents.  My mother worked two jobs as a cleaning lady.  I sold hats at the Emporium in downtown Saint Paul. It was Christmas Eve, 1965. The store was closed.  T...

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Thanks, but no Thanksgiving for me
Let's be frank. Thanksgiving - for all its hype - is a holiday without a heart.  A feast without a focus. Farmers - I suppose - or people who live off the land might be "thankful" for the food they eat on Thanksgiving. The rest of us know the truth.  When m...
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