Category Archives: Health

Fundraising: “That’s not a fun job”

On the way to school Wednesday morning, one of the radio hosts talked about cancer. “Ms. V.B. had cancer,” said Sophia, 7, referring to Tracy Van Buren, her joyful, spirited kindergarten teacher who succumbed to cancer in March 2014. She was … Continue reading

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The Climb to Preikestolen

Spiritually, I believe God is always close. Geographically, I believe there are locations, wonders of the world, in which He grants us all even greater access to His majesty and mystery. Preikestolen is one of those places. My sister, Heidi, … Continue reading

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Rolling down the (Flint) River

When you leave the office, leave the office You work hard Monday through Friday. If you’re like me, you often forget to leave the daily grind at the office and focus entirely on family when the weekend arrives. Fortunately, I did … Continue reading

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Uphill — off the bat

Seriously? My third 5K of the year was my worst to date. The first stretch was uphill. That about did me in right off the bat. Oh, the cramps! Don’t get me wrong. I really enjoyed participating in the second … Continue reading

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EB’s hunt for the perfect egg (and honorary CEO)

Why did the chicken cross the road? To show the possum how it’s done. Sorry, I couldn’t resist. Moving on to the meat of this post: What it takes to develop a better egg. The best egg. The Eggland’s Best … Continue reading

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Eggland’s Best CEO: The cluck is ticking

Time is running out. The cluck is ticking and Sept. 30 is the last day to vote in the Eggland’s Best CEO contest. In my original Eggland’s Best blog post, I assured Charlie Lanktree that, as one of the contest’s 12 … Continue reading

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Eggland’s Best: Karen Petersen for CEO

Charlie Lanktree is the long-time CEO of Eggland’s Best eggs. He’s done a phenomenal job. According to an article in Forbes magazine, Eggland’s Best has flourished under Lanktree’s leadership. At present, the company has franchised farms in 30 states and the … Continue reading

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