Category Archives: Minnesota

Pokemon Go Twin Cities Tips

Pokemon Go Tips Twin Cities

Despite what some people in the media would have you believe, the Pokémon Go phenomenon is still going strong. If you’re like me, you’re a casual Pokémon Go player. You might play every day, but you probably haven’t gotten past level 20. I thought some people either visiting or casually playing might benefit from a few simple Pokémon Go Twin… Read more »

Earthquakes: Still better than crappy weather

I was born and raised in California. I’ve lived through my fair share of earthquakes both large and small…mostly small. Still, after living in the Midwest for almost a year and a half, I prefer to take my chances with an earthquake rather than a blizzard or thunderstorm. Why? Because in the scheme of things big, disruptive earthquakes are a… Read more »

Minnesota State Fair 2014: More fun than you can handle

It’s that time of year again! The Minnesota State Fair 2014 runs from August 21st through Labor Day Weekend. I couldn’t be more excited to experience the Great Minnesota Get Together again. OK, yes. I hate crowds, but I seem to be able to handle my crowd-phobia fairly well at the Minnesota State Fair. There’s so much to see and… Read more »

All-Star Game 2014 Minneapolis Festivities

Minneapolis has All-Star Game fever. Everywhere you look downtown, you will see some sort of baseball related adornment. It’s awesome. Yes, I’m not a fan of the traffic and crowds the festivities will create, but the energy is one of pure joy. We went to the Futures Game and the Celebrity/Legends Softball game at Target Field on Sunday. It was… Read more »

Help a Minnesota Maker Succeed: HAMMS Event, Saint Paul

Finally, it’s spring time! In Minnesota that means a bunch of really interesting events are about to spring up.  Get it? Sorry, the crazy winter has made me loopy. Anyway, one such happening is the HAMMS Event. It’s a one day market that features local and micro merchants. Formally, it’s called HAMMS – Help a Minnesota Maker Succeed.  It’s not… Read more »

A year in my life: Fortune favors the bold

A year ago today, I was at the airport in Sacramento picking up Paul.  We were about to embark on the adventure of our lives because both of our lives were about to change drastically, but for the better. I was moving to Minnesota for love. Yes, I was taking a huge risk, which some people probably thought was stupid… Read more »

Car shopping and other nightmares

Minnesota, you are forcing my hand. What the heck is up with your roads?  I thought the roads in Sacramento were bad.  Uh, no. They are fancy and fine. I’ve heard a saying that Midwesterners have…”There’s two seasons here. Winter and road construction.” Really?  Have you seen your roads Minnesota? Holy crap. Look at this road….LOOK AT IT! I would… Read more »