Tag Archives: spring

#12: Try letterboxing

If you have been reading this blog for a while, you know that volunteering is an important part of my life.  From 2010-2012 I spent Friday mornings in a second grade classroom where I tutored individual students for 90 minutes, … Continue reading

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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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The J’s have it

In Outlook, sometimes symbols get mis-translated as a message is sent from one user to another.  In particular, the smile emoticon [ 🙂 ] sometimes gets changed into the letter “J”.  I therefore find it fitting that over the course … Continue reading

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#92: Price out a home vegetable garden

Seven or eight years ago, my sweetie and I purchased half a share of produce from a local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). We liked the idea of supporting an up-and-coming local business, especially one committed to sustainable and organic food-production … Continue reading

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The eagle did more than land

I am in the process of synthesizing my thoughts and reflections from the retreat I attended last weekend; you can look for a post about some of those details in the next few days.  In the meantime, I do have … Continue reading

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What a Monday!

Tomorrow my company is having the twice-a-year big-deal national meeting.  As a result, this entire week all employees get to wear casual attire (versus the business attire that is usually required Mondays-Thursdays).  So today, instead of having to don a … Continue reading

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The lilacs are in bloom

I was 26 years old when I smelled my first lilac.  That might sound crazy, but it’s true.  I was in my first year of grad school, and the college had tons of lilac bushes lining the entire campus perimeter.  … Continue reading

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