Tag Archives: downtown

#46: Go to a concert at Orchestra Hall

One of the motivating forces behind many of the items on my 101 list is the general idea of taking full advantage of all local offerings before longing to travel and see sights that other cities/countries hold; aka, “Things I … Continue reading

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#59: Check out the observation deck at the Foshay Tower

Every culture has characteristics that make it unique from others.  Germans are notorious for being so direct and honest that often times they border on harsh, whereas Indians are raised to be so collaborative and accommodating that at times their … Continue reading

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#57: Go to one Alliance Française event

Like so many events that have occurred in my life, I unintentionally stumbled my way into French.  When I was in elementary school I had the good fortune to have foreign language classes integrated into my regular academic curriculum.  In … Continue reading

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#58: Tour the Basilica

During my first visit to the city I now call home, I participated in a bus tour that drove past various landmarks and popular destinations.  As I saw sculpture gardens, art museums, theaters, and other well-known sites, I remember telling … Continue reading

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#9: Go to a Twins game

One of my husband’s primary interests is sports. He plays with organized athletic teams multiple nights every week, and watches hundreds of hours of professional sports on television every year. Often times, my sweetie will be sitting in the living … Continue reading

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The signs say…

This morning as I was walking in to work, I saw a new downtown billboard: I chuckled out loud at the sentiment, then saw a website beneath the bold message: Intrigued by the cheekiness of the ad, when I got … Continue reading

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Intention, compassion, love

While commuting to work this morning, I passed a homeless man.  As I walked by, I made gentle eye contact and gave him a faint smile.  (As I have mentioned before, I try to smile at people I pass by … Continue reading

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