Tag Archives: Minnesota

SPAM Museum

Until today…I had never been to the Spam Museum. Gonna cross that off my list. My son, Max, and I drove a full two hours to the mystery meat mecca in search of something to add to my Do Something … Continue reading

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Winter Wishes

My best estimate at the date of this photo was the winter of 1982-83. My family lived in a little town, forty-five minutes from Minneapolis, where it seemed to snow 300 days a year. That out-of-place redhead on the left … Continue reading

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Big and Small

I drove across most of Montana today. Montana means mountain. Mountains mean high altitude. High altitude means snow in June apparently. Blurry, cold, snow. This was at the Continental Divide. It snowed, and rained for most of the day. I … Continue reading

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Funny Minnesota

In one year, or a little more, depending on my motivation, I will graduate. There’s going to be a sheet of paper hanging on my wall that certifies that I have a degree. While I am very excited for that … Continue reading

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Growing Up Grocery

I think there have to be lots of families that share one common detail. Maybe it’s something pleasant, like they all golf. Maybe it’s something worse, like they all smoke crack. Among plenty of families in this world there is … Continue reading

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I Don’t Have an Accent

Sometimes we search things and come up with the total wrong results. And sometimes those results lead us to take unscientific tests in order to find out the most trivial of things. Or, is that just me? When I was … Continue reading

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Nodine, Minnesota

It was one of those weekends that I don’t do very often, but when I do do them I love them. (I just said do-do) I left on Friday and got home today, Sunday. There was a play in a … Continue reading

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My first stab at memoir

I am once again posting homework. The final project in one of my classes is to write a ten page memoir essay. After thinking about it and starting over many times I finally just went back to what I always … Continue reading

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Daylight Savings…again.

I don’t enjoy daylight savings. I don’t know if I ever will. Well, I like in the fall when things go back to normal, but anywho. This year it is early again. And so far as I know it will … Continue reading

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Sharks! (and more) at Underwater Adventures

Tuesday proved to be the perfect day to spend doing only one thing: Driving to the Mall of America and spending a couple hours looking at sea life in Underwater Adventures. Now, being that the mall is in Minnesota which … Continue reading

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