Surviving Winter

Surviving Winter
It has been hellishly wintery here, as in most of the country, but this year it’s been a special soul-crushing form of winter where you’re constantly trying to come to terms with the fact that you live in a place where you could die simply by being outdoors. We have a lot of good reasons for living in Minneapolis, but ...

101 Things v2 Progress Report: January 2014

Begin Date: April 4, 2013 End Date: December 31, 2015 Items Completed: 19 Items that won’t be Completed: 3 I just hit the 300-day mark, so I should probably be stepping it up right now. A lot of my list is either travel-related and relies on being in a certain place, or can’t really happen much in the winter, so I’m ...

Marvel at my Cartography Skills.

Marvel at my Cartography Skills.
It’s time to catch up! Now that the many holidays are over (I say that because we had five Christmases this year), my thoughts have turned to vacation-planning. I mean, a minimum of 30% of my brain is occupied with vacation planning or scheming at any given time, but even moreso when our customary February escape-from-the-cold is approaching. I believe ...

2013 Wrapup

2013 Wrapup
Time for the annual roundup! 1. What did you do in 2013 that you’d never done before? Stayed at a cabin in the winter (and are doing so again at the end of January, because it was awesome) Took a kickboxing class with Wendy and Katie Won the World’s Largest Trivia Contest with our team, Dad’s Computers Experienced the transition ...