The other day I attended my “interview” with the committee organizing volunteers to put a nice face on Minnesota when the Super Bowl is held in Minneapolis at the end of the NFL season, which started here Monday night when the Vikings played the New Orleans Saints. The goal is to send people away thinking Read more →
He acknowledges in his op-ed in the Star Tribune today that his bar for ‘nice’ is pretty low; he came to accept the rudeness of prison as normal… almost nice.
Still, he writes today, Minnesota is pretty nice for a person trying for a second chance. Read more →
We don’t recommend violence against anyone, but, truthfully, we at least have some understanding for those doing something stupid while battling an invasive species in Minnesota — the guy who mows his lawn early in the morning.
Listen to me, Minnesota. Seven in the morning is too early to mow your lawn!
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If there’s one constant in Minnesota, it’s the debate over whether we’re a welcoming people.
It’s hard to make friends here, the theory goes. We’re a little cold and a little distant and you can grow old waiting for an invitation to dinner from the neighbors.
Tell it to Shonda. Read more →