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Happy May Day

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

The weekend of or just after May 1st was always one of my favorites growing up. April in MN tends to still be pretty chilly, with the occasional snow storm – because it is, after all, “Minnesnowta”. But May, May is when it actually gets warm, when you’re actually safe to tuck your winter clothes […]

Nain Rouge

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

This weekend fiance was like, wanna go to a parade on Sunday?  And I was like Parade?  Where?  What for? And YES. It was just down the block, and the parade was actually a march, to march the Nain Rouge, or red dwarf out of town.  The nain rouge is allegedly an evil spirit that […]

Seven Things: to say Goodbye to in Minneapolis

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

(a little late) I’m moving to Michigan in three weeks, and have so many things to cram into these last couple weeks living in the miplis. 7. Snow in May.  OK, so not so sad about saying goodbye to this one.  And really, it could snow in May in Ann Arbor, not really out of […]

Seven Things: I Love About Powderhorn Park

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

Powderhorn Park is hands down my favorite place. Not just in Minneapolis, but anywhere. 7. Art Sled Rally. Powderhorn park now has a great winter tradition to balance all of it’s summer activities. We like our winter sports in Minnesota. 6. The park has 4 playgrounds. And each one has something different. That’s like little […]