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Tweet: A Donut Run the morning after Kenny Chesney? Sure, why not

Posted Thursday, April 26th, 2018 09:58 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:58 AM

A Donut Run the morning after Kenny Chesney? Sure, why not

Tweet: Great, now I want to run this one again

Posted Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 06:31 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 6:31 PM

Great, now I want to run this one again

Tweet: Funny that after one trip to Vegas, I now get free room offers there (jus…

Posted Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 02:06 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 2:06 PM

Funny that after one trip to Vegas, I now get free room offers there (just as Mystic stopped giving them to me)

Tweet: Really enjoyed the Andre the Giant documentary on HBO

Posted Monday, April 23rd, 2018 11:09 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:09 PM

Really enjoyed the Andre the Giant documentary on HBO

Tweet: Wonder what my life would be like if I never had to set an alarm to wake …

Posted Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 06:52 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 6:52 PM

Wonder what my life would be like if I never had to set an alarm to wake up again? Barely made brunch today

Tweet: Does it still count as a walk of shame if you are leaving work?

Posted Saturday, April 21st, 2018 06:57 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 6:57 AM

Does it still count as a walk of shame if you are leaving work?

Tweet: Not sure what to expect with this one

Posted Friday, April 20th, 2018 07:25 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 7:25 PM

Not sure what to expect with this one

Tweet: Some of the old Phil Collins songs that weren’t played to death are rea…

Posted Friday, April 20th, 2018 05:28 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 5:28 PM

Some of the old Phil Collins songs that weren’t played to death are really quite good

Tweet: Love the Vikings schedule – no holidays, lots of noon games, good broadca…

Posted Thursday, April 19th, 2018 10:06 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 10:06 PM

Love the Vikings schedule – no holidays, lots of noon games, good broadcasters

Tweet: Train tickets to Chicago acquired – Union Station to Union Station

Posted Thursday, April 19th, 2018 06:21 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 6:21 PM

Train tickets to Chicago acquired – Union Station to Union Station

Tweet: WSJ: On average, a CFM56-powered plane takes off somewhere in the world e…

Posted Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 01:18 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 1:18 PM

WSJ: On average, a CFM56-powered plane takes off somewhere in the world every two seconds

Tweet: Armchair Wild GMs: be more like Chicago, be more like the Blues, be more …

Posted Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 11:32 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:32 PM

Armchair Wild GMs: be more like Chicago, be more like the Blues, be more like the Ducks, be more like the Kings. All will be golfing soon

Tweet: Tropicana Entertainment was worth $1.85B? Also didn’t know Carl Icahn o…

Posted Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 01:06 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 1:06 PM

Tropicana Entertainment was worth $1.85B? Also didn’t know Carl Icahn owned it

Tweet: We need Iron Range Red towels, not Surrender White

Posted Sunday, April 15th, 2018 06:43 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 6:43 PM

We need Iron Range Red towels, not Surrender White

Tweet: This David Byrne choreography is really something – think I need a new su…

Posted Sunday, April 15th, 2018 12:44 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 12:44 AM

This David Byrne choreography is really something – think I need a new suit

Tweet: Worked 14 hours and still had to do about 30 flights of steps to close my…

Posted Saturday, April 14th, 2018 11:55 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:55 PM

Worked 14 hours and still had to do about 30 flights of steps to close my last stupid ring

Tweet: The 2018 Coachella live streams on YouTube are so good – need to go some …

Posted Saturday, April 14th, 2018 04:18 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 4:18 PM

The 2018 Coachella live streams on YouTube are so good – need to go some year

Tweet: And of course it was Tuch and Haula scoring in Vegas

Posted Saturday, April 14th, 2018 08:46 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 8:46 AM

And of course it was Tuch and Haula scoring in Vegas

Tweet: No offense to the new guys…

Posted Saturday, April 14th, 2018 08:45 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 8:45 AM

No offense to the new guys, but when the announcers say Soucy, Greenway & Seeler more than Staal, Zucker & Parise, the Wild are in trouble

Tweet: Not the viewing party I wanted, but thanks to the Xcel crew for opening t…

Posted Friday, April 13th, 2018 09:19 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:19 PM

Not the viewing party I wanted, but thanks to the Xcel crew for opening the doors

Tweet: Back to hockey: Tod Leiweke quits as NFL COO and is named CEO and preside…

Posted Friday, April 13th, 2018 07:59 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 7:59 AM

Back to hockey: Tod Leiweke quits as NFL COO and is named CEO and president of potential Seattle NHL expansion franchise

Tweet: Enjoyed the Amazon/BBC series Fleabag with Phoebe Waller-Bridge (who voic…

Posted Thursday, April 12th, 2018 07:43 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 7:43 AM

Enjoyed the Amazon/BBC series Fleabag with Phoebe Waller-Bridge (who voices L3-37 in Solo)

Tweet: Disappointed in the L, but was (mostly) happy with the effort from the Wi…

Posted Thursday, April 12th, 2018 12:04 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 12:04 AM

Disappointed in the L, but was (mostly) happy with the effort from the Wild (and congrats to the Wolves and Golden Knights)

Tweet: I bet whatever Tom Waits is doing right now is pretty cool

Posted Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 11:00 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:00 AM

I bet whatever Tom Waits is doing right now is pretty cool

Tweet: Best Buy hasn’t opened a big-box store in the U.S. for seven years?

Posted Monday, April 9th, 2018 11:33 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:33 AM

Best Buy hasn’t opened a big-box store in the U.S. for seven years?

Tweet: Spent two hours looking for a photo that turns out isn’t from the timef…

Posted Sunday, April 8th, 2018 11:56 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:56 PM

Spent two hours looking for a photo that turns out isn’t from the timeframe I thought – never going to get these organized, am I?

Tweet: Finished laundry from vacation and packed away those clothes for another …

Posted Sunday, April 8th, 2018 06:09 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 6:09 PM

Finished laundry from vacation and packed away those clothes for another month

Tweet: Ideal Sunday: Isle of Dogs, final nine at the Masters and dinner @youngjo…

Posted Sunday, April 8th, 2018 02:42 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 2:42 PM

Ideal Sunday: Isle of Dogs, final nine at the Masters and dinner @youngjoni_mn

Tweet: Always have admired the website and now the AppleTV app continues the tr…

Posted Friday, April 6th, 2018 10:39 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 10:39 AM

Always have admired the masters.org website and now the AppleTV app continues the tradition

Tweet: Came out of semi-retirement for the @WeRunMPLS birthday party at Bauhaus …

Posted Thursday, April 5th, 2018 08:35 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 8:35 PM

Came out of semi-retirement for the @WeRunMPLS birthday party at Bauhaus Brew Labs

Tweet: Brought 9-year-old Lapzilla back to life with some single user mode, fsck…

Posted Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 11:13 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:13 PM

Brought 9-year-old Lapzilla back to life with some single user mode, fsck, mount and rm wizardry

Tweet: Hmm: Live Nation, House of Blues, Fillmore Theater, Target Field Station

Posted Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 03:59 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 3:59 PM

Hmm: Live Nation, House of Blues, Fillmore Theater, Target Field Station

Tweet: Not a speck of snow to be found (see you soon, Minnesota)

Posted Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 05:13 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 5:13 PM

Not a speck of snow to be found (see you soon, Minnesota)

Tweet: Never would’ve guessed Knott’s Berry Farm on Monday would be way wors…

Posted Monday, April 2nd, 2018 05:47 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 5:47 PM

Never would’ve guessed Knott’s Berry Farm on Monday would be way worse than Sunday at Disneyland

Tweet: Happiness is walking right on Big Thunder and Pirates on a Sunday night

Posted Monday, April 2nd, 2018 12:07 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 12:07 AM

Happiness is walking right on Big Thunder and Pirates on a Sunday night

Tweet: Younger me: driving in LA is invigorating. Older me: I never want to driv…

Posted Saturday, March 31st, 2018 11:07 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:07 PM

Younger me: driving in LA is invigorating. Older me: I never want to drive here again

Tweet: Today BBC America introduced me to Premiere League Darts in Dublin – neve…

Posted Saturday, March 31st, 2018 12:34 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 12:34 PM

Today BBC America introduced me to Premiere League Darts in Dublin – never knew that was a thing

Tweet: Just calculated how long ago I first visited Disneyland – congrats to bot…

Posted Friday, March 30th, 2018 02:50 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 2:50 PM

Just calculated how long ago I first visited Disneyland – congrats to both of us for lasting this long

Tweet: It’s hard to comprehend just how much change has occurred at the Disney…

Posted Friday, March 30th, 2018 01:01 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 1:01 AM

It’s hard to comprehend just how much change has occurred at the Disneyland Hotel in my lifetime

Tweet: Pulled in to Anaheim just in time to watch the end of the Wild game on na…

Posted Thursday, March 29th, 2018 09:42 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:42 PM

Pulled in to Anaheim just in time to watch the end of the Wild game on national TV – Norm still sucks

Tweet: Does hotel TV check-out ever work or am I just unlucky?

Posted Thursday, March 29th, 2018 12:30 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 12:30 PM

Does hotel TV check-out ever work or am I just unlucky?

Tweet: Bucket list item achieved: took the fish to see “O”

Posted Thursday, March 29th, 2018 03:18 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 3:18 AM

Bucket list item achieved: took the fish to see “O”

Tweet: Food prices in Vegas sure seem to be on the upswing, but everything has b…

Posted Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 08:10 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 8:10 PM

Food prices in Vegas sure seem to be on the upswing, but everything has been fantastic

Tweet: It amazes me how little the slot floor layouts change at most strip prope…

Posted Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 10:06 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 10:06 PM

It amazes me how little the slot floor layouts change at most strip properties

Tweet: The first timers have arrived

Posted Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 11:37 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:37 AM

The first timers have arrived

Tweet: As a former airline employee, we never used to travel during spring break…

Posted Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 07:45 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 7:45 AM

As a former airline employee, we never used to travel during spring break. Fingers crossed, but so far, so good

Tweet: How did I not know about “Country Mike’s Greatest Hits” until today…

Posted Monday, March 26th, 2018 09:58 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:58 AM

How did I not know about “Country Mike’s Greatest Hits” until today?

Tweet: The Audi Quattro seats aren’t bad

Posted Saturday, March 24th, 2018 07:16 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 7:16 PM

The Audi Quattro seats aren’t bad

Tweet: Finally watching Mr. Robot S3 – so cool to see Wallace Shawn

Posted Saturday, March 24th, 2018 10:22 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 10:22 AM

Finally watching Mr. Robot S3 – so cool to see Wallace Shawn

Tweet: Wonder why Liz Phair got booked at Turf Club – could’ve easily sold out…

Posted Friday, March 23rd, 2018 05:35 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 5:35 PM

Wonder why Liz Phair got booked at Turf Club – could’ve easily sold out a bigger room

Tweet: Seems like we nearing the point of TSA Pre✓ saturation

Posted Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 06:22 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 6:22 AM

Seems like we nearing the point of TSA Pre✓ saturation

Tweet: 1) Happy the Wild game was nationally televised so I could watch it here,…

Posted Monday, March 19th, 2018 10:14 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 10:14 PM

1) Happy the Wild game was nationally televised so I could watch it here, 2) big lightning and thunder outside ⛈

Tweet: The home of Super Bowl LIII is impressive – thanks to the tech team in At…

Posted Monday, March 19th, 2018 03:19 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 3:19 PM

The home of Super Bowl LIII is impressive – thanks to the tech team in Atlanta for the tour and hospitality

Tweet: It takes a special kind of person to be a gate agent at a major airport

Posted Monday, March 19th, 2018 06:18 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 6:18 AM

It takes a special kind of person to be a gate agent at a major airport

Tweet: Another last minute decision (with an Irish tilt 🍀 🇮🇪)

Posted Saturday, March 17th, 2018 07:22 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 7:22 PM

Another last minute decision (with an Irish tilt 🍀 🇮🇪)

Tweet: First back of house kitchen shift @bigriverpizza for MK

Posted Saturday, March 17th, 2018 01:09 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 1:09 PM

First back of house kitchen shift @bigriverpizza for MK

Tweet: Last minute impulse purchase

Posted Friday, March 16th, 2018 03:23 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 3:23 PM

Last minute impulse purchase

Tweet: I think my ideal solution will be take the bike on the train to work, cha…

Posted Thursday, March 15th, 2018 06:31 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 6:31 PM

I think my ideal solution will be take the bike on the train to work, change clothes there, then ride home

Tweet: Experimented with riding my bike to work – not super practical, but good …

Posted Thursday, March 15th, 2018 11:20 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 11:20 AM

Experimented with riding my bike to work – not super practical, but good exercise and a scenic river route

Tweet: Great dinner at Cafe Alma before heading to the State Theater

Posted Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 08:05 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 8:05 PM

Great dinner at Cafe Alma before heading to the State Theater

Tweet: Not one to jump on and off the bandwagon, but I don’t think I’ll be w…

Posted Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 10:24 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 10:24 PM

Not one to jump on and off the bandwagon, but I don’t think I’ll be wagering any money on the Wild in the playoffs

Tweet: Saw a Range Rover ad, built my “ski bum” car for the low, low price o…

Posted Monday, March 12th, 2018 09:48 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 9:48 PM

Saw a Range Rover ad, built my “ski bum” car for the low, low price of $91,300

Tweet: Longest run since November – six slow miles on the treadmill

Posted Sunday, March 11th, 2018 07:35 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 7:35 PM

Longest run since November – six slow miles on the treadmill

Tweet: I’d say there is a 95% chance daylight savings messes up my train sched…

Posted Saturday, March 10th, 2018 10:19 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 10:19 PM

I’d say there is a 95% chance daylight savings messes up my train schedule for the 3:30am baseball shift

Tweet: Not hearing glowing reviews about the newly remodeled Carbone’s on Rand…

Posted Friday, March 9th, 2018 07:56 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 7:56 PM

Not hearing glowing reviews about the newly remodeled Carbone’s on Randolph 😢

Tweet: I’m sensing that there are a lot of regulars on the 3:32am train

Posted Friday, March 9th, 2018 03:33 am GMT -5 in Tweets at 3:33 AM

I’m sensing that there are a lot of regulars on the 3:32am train

Tweet: Best hockey tournament in the country – I need one of those 218 Hockey sh…

Posted Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 05:49 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 5:49 PM

Best hockey tournament in the country – I need one of those 218 Hockey shirts

Tweet: Really interesting to see NIGA in Las Vegas this year – good luck to @Kev…

Posted Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 10:59 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 10:59 PM

Really interesting to see NIGA in Las Vegas this year – good luck to @KevinLeecy at the Paiute tournament

Tweet: It’s that dreaded five goal lead

Posted Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 08:17 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 8:17 PM

It’s that dreaded five goal lead

Tweet: I’d totally shop here

Posted Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 01:52 pm GMT -5 in Tweets at 1:52 PM

I’d totally shop here

 

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Personal Records & Mileage

  • Mile - 6:10
  • 5K - 21:42
  • 10K - 44:40
  • Half - 1:38:40
  • Full - 3:43:32
  • 50K - 7:37:00
  • 2018 Mileage: 69.9

Upcoming Races

  • Get in Gear 10K - 4/28
  • Donut Run 5 - 5/6

Upcoming Sporting Events

  • Twins vs. Reds - 4/27
  • Twins vs. Detroit - 5/21
  • Saints vs. Chicago - 5/22
  • Twins vs. Cleveland - 6/3
  • Tapemark - 6/8-10
  • Saints vs. Fargo - 6/13
  • Twins vs. Boston - 6/20
  • Saints vs. Sioux City - 6/27
  • Saints vs. Cleburne - 7/9
  • Summer X Games - 7/19-22
  • Saints vs. Wichita - 7/25
  • Twins vs. Cleveland - 7/30
  • Tottenham vs. AC Milan - 7/31
  • Twins vs. Pittsburgh - 8/15
  • Vikings vs. Jags (PRE) - 8/18
  • Vikings vs. Seattle (PRE) - 8/24
  • Vikings vs. 49ers - 9/9
  • Vikings vs. Bills - 9/23
  • Vikings vs. Cardinals - 10/14
  • Vikings vs. Saints - 10/28
  • Vikings vs. Lions - 11/4
  • Vikings vs. Packers - 11/25
  • Vikings vs. Miami - 12/16
  • Vikings vs. Bears - 12/30

Upcoming Concerts

  • Trampled by Turtles - 5/4, Palace
  • Kenny Chesney - 5/5, USBS
  • Marian Hill - 5/16, Palace
  • Caroline Smith - 5/17, Cedar
  • I Love the 90s - 5/18, Mystic Lake
  • David Byrne - 5/17, Orpheum
  • David Byrne - 5/18, Orpheum
  • Har Mar Superstar - 6/23, Fitzgerald
  • Trampled by Turtles - 7/7, Bayfront
  • Jack White - 8/6, Armory
  • Beyonce & Jay Z - 8/8, USBS
  • Pearl Jam - 8/18, Wrigley Field
  • Pearl Jam - 8/20, Wrigley Field
  • Taylor Swift - 8/31 & 9/1, USBS
  • Leon Bridges - 9/20, Palace
  • Avett Brothers - 10/11, Mystic Lake
  • Ed Sheeran - 10/20, USBS