Author Archives: Stephen Nielsen

About Stephen Nielsen

I'm an author, a self publisher, and a painting contractor. I live in beautiful Minnesota, USA . Welcome to my blog site.

My Marriage: What Went Wrong?

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All I can think of when it came to our marriage is a maze. We were caught in a maze. And we couldn’t find our way through—at least that’s the way it was for me.…

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Yellow Flowers

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Founders of BLM Want the Traditional Family Banished — Bill O’Reilly

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In Bill O’Reilly’s Update Morning Edition, June 24, 2020, he gives us some valuable info about the founders of Black Lives Matter. The founders are three women:  39 yr old Alicia Garza, 36 yr old…

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Taking Oaths

Jesus teaching on this topic is from Matthew 5:33-37. He says, Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform your oaths to the Lord.’  34 But I say … Continue reading

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My Painting Business: Customers, Part 2

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This is Mrs. Collins house. Sadly, just before I painted the house for the third time, the big tree in back had to be cut down. I wish I would have kept records of my…

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Another Nature Walk

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I took the first denture off the paved path and immediately saw these beautiful flowers. I walked a little ways down the narrow path and saw this flower. So beautiful, especially with the slight shadow…

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My Painting Business: Customers

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This is one of the first houses I painted. I think I painted it three times over the years. My business has always been primarily to homeowners. From when I started the business (in 1981)…

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My Painting Business: Employees

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In previous blog posts, I talked about the start of my painting business: my advertising, my biding on jobs, and buying ladders and a truck. Today I will talk about hiring help (employees). When I…

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My Painting Business: Places I’ve Lived, Writing, Dating

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During the first few years of my painting business, from 1981 to 1985, I lived in two different places. The first was in an apartment in south Minneapolis. The thing I remember about that place…

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Fly Thru Only

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I laughed so hard at this comic. Today I ate at Perkins. It was good to finally sit down at a restaurant again. Also, I made an appointment to finally get my hair cut after…

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