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#2: Attend the Minneapolis May Day Parade

In addition to offering a plethora of museums, sporting events, and year-round outdoor activities, Minneapolis is also home to more eclectic groups and events, such one of the largest Fringe Festival in the world, the annual naming of a dairy … Continue reading

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Beyond 101: Attend a Seder

I don’t know a lot about religion. I was raised Christian, and received very basic education about the Bible. From what little I read, in the Old Testament God seemed to be a very angry, vengeful force; it wasn’t until … Continue reading

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Remember when….

I am a highly organized person, but not by choice.  Rather, I have to use managerial structures (schedules, routines, systems) to compensate for the fact that I have a completely crappy memory.  I live by the adage, “A place for … Continue reading

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Supple Santa

Yesterday at work one of my sweetie’s colleagues celebrated a milestone anniversary with the company.  To help establish a festive mood, his manager brought in cupcakes for everyone to enjoy.  In addition to being delicious, these cupcakes were decked with … Continue reading

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A decade of friendship and love

Ten years ago today a very sweet boy agreed to spend the rest of his life with me.  He likely didn’t know exactly what he was getting in to – but I am deeply grateful he chose to stay with … Continue reading

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Celebrations abound!

A month ago one of my colleagues had a baby.  Today, she brought her new son into the office so we could all meet him, as well as see her and catch up on her life as a new mommy. … Continue reading

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Holiday habit

I don’t have many traditions in my life.  Thanksgiving, Christmas, birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Easter, New Year’s, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Halloween… all of these events look different for me from one year to the next.  And for the most part, … Continue reading

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