Tag Archives: winter

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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#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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Perks of a March snowstorm

We got a fair wallop of snow yesterday – but there’s nothing like a good-size snowman to turn these tiny frozen lemons into a huge lemonade slushie.  ;-) [Snow art abounds in my neighborhood; check out the amazing snow angel … Continue reading

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Pleasant presence

This winter, I (and my fellow citizens) have been the lucky recipient(s) of mild weather (relatively speaking).  Days of single-digit temperatures have been sporadic versus standard, and snow accumulation to-date can be measured in inches instead of feet.  I have … Continue reading

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#7: Watch one of my sweetie’s broomball games

I’m a relatively active individual, but most of my movement endeavors (both past and present) are primarily independent activities (i.e., walking, yoga, running, rock climbing, etc.). My sweetie also maintains a physically engaged lifestyle, but his pursuits are usually team … Continue reading

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