Farewell to ‘The Chief,’ Phil Sturholm
Faith & Doubt / Relationships

Farewell to ‘The Chief,’ Phil Sturholm

Most of us hit a career bump with an insufferably bad boss. Perhaps once in a lifetime you’re privileged to work with a boss who encourages, mentors, and literally changes your life. For me, that is TV journalism’s legendary Phil Sturholm. Today – in laughter and tears – we honored his wonderfully rich life with countless stories over food-truck funeral food of cheeseburgers and fries. Continue reading

Stealing Easter
Faith & Doubt / Family / Montana / Relationships

Stealing Easter

Growing up in Montana, Good Friday was an often snowy, three-hour noontime service, “Seven Last Words From the Cross.”  We got the day off from elementary school for such religious things back then. (Yes, I lived in ancient times.) Impressionable, I’d shed a tear as our Lutheran pastor whispered those first words from the cross: “Father, forgive them…”  … Continue reading