Category: Exploring Humanity

Exploring facets of what it means to be human, humane, and humanitarian

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Operation Warm

Hey, all!  By the way, I know it says my mom wrote this post, but was actually me signed in with her account. Anyway, if any of are looking for a way to help out in the next two days...

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After the Last Night, by Mom

June 8th, 2014.  Two days after Rudy’s last night outside. Hi to the world, Thanks for the wonderful ride.  I never guessed it would be anything like this. Rudy and I feel like we are in shock. It’s over, but...

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Outside in Chicago: the Adventure Continues 3

Outside in Chicago: the Adventure Continues

  Last weekend, I spent some of the most interesting nights of my entire journey in the Chicago area.  To fully explain the story, I must go back to several months ago when my venerable old band director pulled me and...

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That Fickle Weather: Moving in and Out

  Wow, has it been a crazy week!  April just loves being fickle here in Duluth. When I woke up on Tuesday all was well, but by the time I got to school, big, fat raindrops were slapping the pavement....

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Oh, the Weather Outside is Frightful…And a Story

It’s been snowing for the past ten hours, and the streets are a mess.  You might be thinking, “Oh, you guys get snow all the time in Duluth.  It’s fine.”  But this is not our usual fluff.  This stuff is...

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Thank You, Mr. Garrison Keillor (A Note from Rudy’s Dad)

  Here we are in the basement of the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, eating catered dinner with the cast and crew from A Prairie Home Companion.  Garrison Keillor is asking Rudy about his quest to sleep outside for...

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Kindness of Strangers and More Q&A

Random Acts of Kindness Sometimes, people amaze me with their spontaneous acts of kindness. There I was yesterday, walking home from school.  I came across one of our neighbors talking to my mom, who was out walking the dog.  I...

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