This is the greatest winter ever. All we heard was doom and gloom. Higher than normal snow fall and lower than normal temperatures. In Minnesota, that means REALLY bad. I don’t mean to jinx it but our average snow fall to date is around 55″. Right now, we’ve had 15″. Total. For …

I live in a trailer park. I have for over 8 years now. Its been a point of embarrassment and among other things has led me to isolate myself from friends and family. Its mortifying to think about having people over and saying this is where I live.  A very small group of people have …

It’s been a busy couple of weeks. My job search continues in earnest. Hard to believe that there isn’t the perfect opportunity just sitting there waiting. A couple of recent applications are very intriguing and my fingers are crossed for a chance. Health insurance is now an issue as I …

This weekend was the Minnesota Street Rod Association’s 37th Annual Back to the 50’s Auto Show at State Fairgrounds in Roseville. This year over 11,700 classic and collectible automobiles were registered and displayed for the over 130,000 visitors. Not being a real gear head, I love the show for the …

For the past 3 years, I tinkered around with my fine Olympus E-510 camera. She accompanied me on visits to Lambeau Field, Clam Bakes, family functions and Republican conventions. We visited flower gardens, parks, metal concerts and even attended the birth of my grandchildren. She was loyal, reliable and at …

Finally spring has sprung in Minnesota. I was due to stop and smell the flowers again. Yesterday, I spent a few hours in Minneapolis at Minnihaha Falls Park. It’s definitely one of the more recognizable landmarks of the Twin Cities. I’ve been working at actually learning how to take photos and there is …

On Saturday, I attended the first game in the new home to the Minnesota Twins, Target Field. The “dry run” featured the Minnesota Gophers playing Louisiana Tech. After playing in the dreadful Metrodome for too many years, the return to outside baseball is being warmly welcomed by the team and …