I'm just a regular Minnesota guy that grew up on the north-side of the Cities (Fridley), spent some quality time at the U of M, chill on the weekends at the family cabin near Duluth, bleed Vikings purple, and miss the North Stars. I have a short attention span; and enjoy Eric Church, Johnny Cash, Zac Brown, Kid Rock, Pink Floyd, 80s hair bands, coffee, beer, scotch, and long sunset walks on the beach. (One of those isn't true.) I'm a two-time cancer survivor now (Colorectal 2002, Kidney 2014), and know that life is damn short -- so by all means we should be playing as hard and as often as we can. I think that's it. (Did I mention that I have a short attention span?)
With Recent Rain, Mosquitoes Are Making a Comeback (+Why They Love You)
The dry summer had one benefit, no mosquitoes. Now that we've had a good dose of recent rain, eggs are hatching and skeeters are biting,
Minnesota Among Most Loved States in the U.S.A.
Most loved, least hated -- tomato, tomahto. Minnesota was recently listed of the 'least hated' states in America. (Haven't we had enough hate lately?)
Your Guide to Inauguration Day (and How to Watch It)
Today is Inauguration Day in America, and Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States of America. Here's your guide to taking it all in.
Watch the Difference Between Minnesota & Wisconsin
Finally, a video that spells out the differences (and similarities) between Minnesota and Wisconsin. I'm sure this will stir up a few comments.
Minnesota United Puts on Christmas Light Show at New Stadium
The Minnesota United MLS soccer club put on a Christmas light show at their newly completed (and empty) Allianz Field just off I-94 in St. Paul.
Don’t Let Minnesota Porch-Pirates Steal Your Packages
Unfortunately, Minnesota 'porch pirates' are out there watching front steps for a package to be delivered when no one is home -- then swooping in and stealing the gifts.