Archives for: December 14th, 2017

A Whistle that Touches My Heart: Kelly Burkart

Written by on December 14, 2017

Name: Kelly Burkart Home: Apple Valley, MN Job: Web writer and consultant Kelly’s Whistle: Handmade Christmas Cards How I Know Kelly: In 1994, I worked for U.S. Representative Rod Grams (R-MN). Kelly was an intern in our Washington, DC office. Whistle in Action: Come into the Ullman kitchen in the month of December, and you’ll […]

Be Disciplined: Liberating by Confining

Written by on December 7, 2017

“Daddy, I want an Oompa Loompa! I want you to get me an Oompa Loompa right away! I want an Oompa Loompa now.” This is my favorite line from the original movie version of Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The spoiled and impetuous Veruca Salt has just met an Oompa Loompa, a living, breathing […]