Lifelong Learning

I hope you had a great weekend! We celebrated my father-in-law’s 89th birthday (yay, Howard!) and are getting ready for a much anticipated family trip to Topsail Island, North Carolina. We’ll be celebrating my parent’s 50th wedding anniversary with all 31 of us in a big beach house (?!) If you don’t hear from me next…
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Finding Your Bliss

I hope you’ve had a lovely week. We survived the steamy heat in good form. I had a sweaty and great time with friends Carolyn, Chris and Pam at the Sheryl Crow concert…such fabulous music and memories. It’s funny how music can retrieve such clear visions of the past. Sheryl began her rise to popularity in the mid-late1990’s when I was a…
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“Lucky” At Newman Field For The Cully’s Kid Picnic

Another busy week at the Mathison-Johnson-Catalyst household! We had busy clinic, interesting surgeries, Dakota Medical Foundation meeting, trips to the farm, Cully’s Kids Silent Auction and Picnic, face painting at Grant’s school, Children’s Montessori Center, and the highlight, the Red River Valley Fair! Grant and I wandered through the petting zoo and met the hungry…
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Classy Connections, My High School Reunion

I hope your weekend was relaxing! I had my high school class reunion, and it was great fun. Two evenings of great conversation and memories (or lack there of: see previous post “Am I Losing It?”) I really appreciate the history with these great people, some dating back to the 4th grade. Each person had unique…
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Beauty Freedom, An End To Judgment

I hope this holiday weekend has been filled with sunshine, laughter, good food and of course, we all need some fireworks in our lives! I hope it also got you thinking, at least for a little while, about freedom and how lucky we are to live in an essentially free society. But I think we…
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