Tag Archives: imagination

Beyond 101: Visit the Art Shanty Projects

I live in a state where winter can occupy the climate for six months of the year – literally.  (I.e., November through April – or longer.)  Fortunately, I also live in a state populated by hearty and determined folk of … Continue reading

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An “average” day

Since I don’t have children, am not in school, and do not care for elderly parents, some people wonder what I do on the days when I’m not working. Today was a day full of strange experiences – and yet, … Continue reading

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People, be cool.

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to visit my parents at their soon-to-be-full-time retirement house.  (My mom is living there half-time; my dad hopes to join her in the next 6-8 months or so, at which point they will … Continue reading

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#1: See the Winter Carnival ice sculptures

Minnesotans are a hearty stock of people.  The determined Viking grit combined with the strong Midwest American work ethic produces a breed of individual that can yield a formidable culture.  Thankfully, a sizable portion of the population also has a … Continue reading

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#80: Try nutella

When I was in 7th grade, I had a friend whose family hosted a foreign exchange student. Over the course of the school year, my friend shared stories about different ways the visitor lived – tales about various behaviors the … Continue reading

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Naturally happy

Today I received a note from one of my friends that said, “This natural smile made of leaves made me think of you! :)” These types of events happen to me every now and again (i.e., someone experiences an unexpected … Continue reading

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Delightfully misunderstood

Last night I was reading through some of the materials I picked up at Saturday’s city sampler, when I ran across something that struck me as rather amusing. In the city’s recyclopedia… …my eyes landed on an unusual resource. Immediately … Continue reading

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