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Saturday, March 21, 2009

A Tale of Two Novels

There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.

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norway 3/22/2009 01:10:00 PM  

Hi Kurt from your Mom's high school friend from Green Bay. I've had great fun meeting your family online. I found your blog when I did a Google search to determine if the Gronnvik Sons of Norway site would show up,it did,and your blog was I think 5th in the list, so I revisited the newspaper story of you. Harold's retired so since 2002 we've escaped WI winters and find AZ great.
Paul is married, has given us 3 wonderful grandchildren, 13, 10 and 6. They live on the north edge of the Milwaukee suburbs. Brian, has lived in Wash DC for 10 years, single, only has a cat to support with his free-lance science writing.
I'm still active in Sons of N. and still editing it's newsletter. BV