We’ve traveled into the “Missouri Breaks” region of Montana, one of the most sparsely populated areas of the country. We pulled into Circle (pop. 660) at sunset where I put up a campaign flyer in the town gas station/general store. … Continue reading


We’ve driven west on I-94 to Richardton, North Dakota where I interviewed the Prioress of the Sacred Heart Monestary and Retreat Center, Sr. Ruth Fox. The nuns here installed the first commercial wind turbines in North Dakota back in 1994. … Continue reading


Traveled to Mandan, North Dakota where we met with Mike Liffrig, who was the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate here in Campaign 2004, and his wife Julie. Although Mr. Liffrig lost, I was tremendously impressed with he and his wife’s … Continue reading


More of “this & that” from North Dakota: North Dakota, we learned, has .02% of the population of the U.S. So we’ve decided to campaign heavily here. Who says we need a political stategist, huh… Interviewed “Captain” Tim Miller, who … Continue reading


More summary stuff from the last week: Stood in solidarity with a group protesting and praying in front of the Red River Women’s Clinic in Fargo, North Dakota. While there, I also interviewed Allie Keller, 19, who is actively involved … Continue reading


More vignettes from the last few days on the trail: While at the headwaters of the Mississippi at Lake Itasca, I was interviewed by Minnesota State University’s Martin Grindeland, who teaches Mass Communications. His class was doing a documentary on … Continue reading


Summary of last few days: We crossed back over the Mississippi and started across northern Minnesota. Marianne Klaus in tiny McGrath, Minnesota (pop. 65) told me growing up in the ’30s her parents had 30 cows, some chickens and a … Continue reading


We traveled to Anathon Farm in Luck, Wisconsin (pop. 1,200). The sign coming in says: “You Are Now In Luck.” And we were. We researched an ultra-earth friendly farm (two-acre organic garden, solar shower, solar panels, straw-bale insulation, compost toilets…) … Continue reading