Tag Archives: Minnesota

Dear Diary

After another round of shoveling today, this story came to mind. I don’t know who wrote it originally but I’ve had it “typed” on a piece of paper that someone gave me for years now. I have seen various versions … Continue reading

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Curing The Winter Blues

This is the time of year where many Minnesotans start suffering from the winter blues.  It has been so dark, cold and then there is the snow and ice.  Some people head south for some sun and fun but not … Continue reading

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The Deep Freeze

If you are in Minnesota right now or have been watching the news you have heard all about how we are heading into the deep freeze for a few days.  I have to say that all the fuss about some … Continue reading

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Facts of Life in Minnesota

If you are a Minnesotan, you know we are a different bunch but you don’t mind.  There are those that like to make fun of our state, but most likely they are just jealous of the great state we have … Continue reading

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Comfort Food Season

Here in Minnesota we have entered the comfort food season.  The weather has cooled off, it is dark so much of the time it seems and we all have the urge to eat comfort foods.  Just as a nice crispy … Continue reading

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Scenic Drives in Minnesota

There are plenty of scenic drives to be taken in Minnesota but I thought I would mention a few of the more popular ones.  Fall is a great time to travel the state and see the leaves, stay at a … Continue reading

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Lake Minnetonka

As with many names in Minnesota, including the name Minnesota, Lake Minnetonka comes from the native Dakota Indian language and means big waters.  It is one of the largest lakes in the state with over 125 miles of shoreline. Back … Continue reading

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Discover Stillwater

If you are looking for something to do for a day or maybe a weekend, why not discover Stillwater.  Stillwater is an historic old town right on the St. Croix River, just a short drive from the Twin Cities.  There … Continue reading

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The Mighty Mississippi

Minnesota is home to the mighty Mississippi river, in fact, the river actually starts in our state.  The Mississippi River is a huge part of US and Minnesota history so why not take a trip up to the source of … Continue reading

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Fishing Opener 2012

Wow – already fishing opener weekend!  Last year was a rare year as Mother’s Day did not fall on fishing opener but this year it does once again.  Maybe it is really a gift having all the men out on … Continue reading

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