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Cake does not disappoint

Posted Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 10:54 pm GMT -5 in Concerts,Music,Travel,Weather at 10:54 PM

Enough with the live in the moment crap, though

In the city

Posted Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 07:35 pm GMT -5 in Music,Weather at 7:35 PM

Somewhere out there on that horizon…

That was close

Posted Friday, May 25th, 2018 12:28 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 12:28 PM

Glad I stayed in the pavilion

They *do* still grow here

Posted Thursday, May 17th, 2018 06:32 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 6:32 PM

Very late lilac bloom season this year

Rain? What rain?

Posted Monday, May 14th, 2018 08:43 pm GMT -5 in Biking,Weather at 8:43 PM

That wasn’t super fun

Headed in the right direction

Posted Thursday, April 19th, 2018 04:44 pm GMT -5 in Weather at 4:44 PM

Snow, but melting in the warm sun

Spring in Mears Park

Posted Sunday, April 15th, 2018 10:16 pm GMT -5 in Weather at 10:16 PM

Now I’m like…whatever

The choo-choo wins again

Posted Saturday, April 14th, 2018 09:02 am GMT -5 in Personal,Weather,Work at 9:02 AM

So thankful for this option

Spring has sprung

Posted Thursday, March 29th, 2018 03:34 am GMT -5 in Family,Travel,Weather at 3:34 AM

At least in Nevada

Tear down the wall

Posted Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 06:13 pm GMT -5 in Weather at 6:13 PM

The Vulcans have spoken

Trains rule, example #597

Posted Monday, January 22nd, 2018 04:20 pm GMT -5 in Travel,Weather at 4:20 PM

No driving today, thank you

Who put that up?

Posted Monday, December 4th, 2017 11:11 pm GMT -5 in Weather at 11:11 PM

And so it begins

Lights on in Rice Park

Posted Monday, November 20th, 2017 10:33 pm GMT -5 in Family,Holidays,Weather at 10:33 PM

Cold, but pretty

Lowertown Wonderland

Posted Friday, November 3rd, 2017 06:31 pm GMT -5 in Weather at 6:31 PM

The time has come for winter to take hold

Everyone liked today

Posted Sunday, October 8th, 2017 10:25 pm GMT -5 in Weather at 10:25 PM

A perfect fall day in St. Paul

Fall golf is the best golf

Posted Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 01:30 pm GMT -5 in Golf,Weather at 1:30 PM

Faribault $25 special

Summer in St. Paul

Posted Sunday, July 30th, 2017 11:14 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Personal,Weather at 11:14 PM

My hometown rocks

Before the storm

Posted Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 08:40 pm GMT -5 in Friends,Golf,Weather at 8:40 PM

Nine holes @ Inver Wood before we were pulled off by Thor

Hot as Hell’s Kitchen

Posted Saturday, June 24th, 2017 04:20 pm GMT -5 in Casinos,Food,Travel,Weather at 4:20 PM

This 110F business is just ridiculous 

The creek was a-flowin’

Posted Saturday, April 29th, 2017 03:13 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 3:13 PM

Minnehaha Creek after Get in Gear

Sunday bike ride in the 651

Posted Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 03:35 pm GMT -5 in Biking,Weather at 3:35 PM

Never tire of the big river

It’s GOLD

Posted Friday, April 14th, 2017 11:27 pm GMT -5 in Weather at 11:27 PM

The one minute it didn’t rain this afternoon

Sunny in Lowertown

Posted Thursday, April 6th, 2017 09:48 am GMT -5 in Personal,Running,Weather at 9:48 AM

Now to turn up the temps a little

Back in Sun City

Posted Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 07:20 pm GMT -5 in Friends,Golf,Travel,Weather at 7:20 PM

Round number two was a little rougher

Spring Rains

Posted Friday, March 24th, 2017 11:31 am GMT -5 in Weather at 11:31 AM

Grey and wet in Minneapolis 

Don’t miss you, rainy traffic jam

Posted Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 05:44 pm GMT -5 in Cars,Personal,Weather at 5:44 PM

The choo-choo don’t slow down

Doors open in February

Posted Saturday, February 18th, 2017 12:48 pm GMT -5 in Weather,Work at 12:48 PM

Never would’ve thought that would happen

This place is sticky

Posted Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 02:40 pm GMT -5 in Weather,Work at 2:40 PM

The snow didn’t stick around for long, though

Wide open on the 10th tee

Posted Thursday, January 19th, 2017 02:40 pm GMT -5 in Casinos,Golf,Weather at 2:40 PM

A very snowy Meadows at Mystic Lake 

Amazed he wasn’t frozen

Posted Thursday, December 15th, 2016 11:46 am GMT -5 in Travel,Weather at 11:46 AM

Chinese Garden @ Butchart Gardens

Butchart Gardens in snow

Posted Thursday, December 15th, 2016 10:52 am GMT -5 in Nature,Travel,Weather at 10:52 AM

These plants are also not very happy

Frozen ferns

Posted Thursday, December 15th, 2016 10:47 am GMT -5 in Nature,Travel,Weather at 10:47 AM

Bet they aren’t very happy

Stronger than the dome

Posted Sunday, December 11th, 2016 11:36 am GMT -5 in Weather,Work at 11:36 AM

…so far, anyway 

The Starks were right

Posted Sunday, December 11th, 2016 11:34 am GMT -5 in Cars,Weather at 11:34 AM

About 7 inches total

Fire! Fire! FIRE!

Posted Saturday, November 5th, 2016 10:05 pm GMT -5 in Golf,Weather at 10:05 PM

Tenth tee at Stonebrooke

Bonus Golf

Posted Saturday, November 5th, 2016 03:47 pm GMT -5 in Friends,Golf,Weather at 3:47 PM

Hardly ever this nice in November – Stonebrooke, Shakopee, Minnesota 

Leaf angels by the lake

Posted Sunday, October 16th, 2016 02:06 pm GMT -5 in Friends,Running,Weather at 2:06 PM

Megan in Minneapolis

No filter fall

Posted Friday, October 14th, 2016 06:20 pm GMT -5 in Weather at 6:20 PM

Dwan Golf Course, Bloomington

Fall in Jordan

Posted Saturday, October 8th, 2016 09:57 pm GMT -5 in Golf,Weather at 9:57 PM

Ridges at Sand Creek

Humid, but cool

Posted Monday, September 19th, 2016 02:32 am GMT -5 in Football,Weather,Work at 2:32 AM

Actually too hot, but glad they were open anyways

Reflections over purple

Posted Thursday, June 30th, 2016 05:07 am GMT -5 in Weather,Work at 5:07 AM

Club Purple Patio Sunset

Summer in Minneapolis

Posted Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 12:13 pm GMT -5 in Food,Weather at 12:13 PM

Lunch at Eastside

Northland sunsets still rule

Posted Friday, June 17th, 2016 11:08 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 11:08 PM

On the way to Duluth

Before the rain in GV

Posted Saturday, June 4th, 2016 04:32 pm GMT -5 in Golf,Weather at 4:32 PM

Brookview Golf Course, Golden Valley, Minnesota 

Shroom Season

Posted Saturday, May 28th, 2016 11:48 am GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 11:48 AM

Near the pool, Eagan, Minnesota

Nokomis Life 2016

Posted Friday, May 6th, 2016 06:51 pm GMT -5 in Family,Food,Weather at 6:51 PM

Fried Chicken Friday @ Sandcastle, Minneapolis 

Spring has sprung

Posted Saturday, April 30th, 2016 08:16 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 8:16 PM

Plus lots of rain and temperature swings

Spring in the City

Posted Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 08:46 am GMT -5 in Weather at 8:46 AM

Trees are in bloom outsidetge Convention Center

Last frosty morning?

Posted Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 05:05 pm GMT -5 in Cars,Weather at 5:05 PM

Ice scrapers on April 12th are just mean

It didn’t stick

Posted Friday, April 8th, 2016 04:09 pm GMT -5 in Weather,Work at 4:09 PM

Semi-intense April snow flurries 

It’s baaaack

Posted Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 07:08 pm GMT -5 in Family,Weather at 7:08 PM

Hopefully just a few days of pain

Best March day ever?

Posted Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 09:45 pm GMT -5 in Weather at 9:45 PM

70F in March. In Minnesota. You betcha.

A quick dusting

Posted Sunday, February 28th, 2016 02:39 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 2:39 PM

I knew there would be more – yesterday was a fluke

From sun to snow

Posted Sunday, February 28th, 2016 10:55 am GMT -5 in Art,Family,Museums,Weather at 10:55 AM

…in less than 24 hours.

February in Minneapolis

Posted Saturday, February 27th, 2016 06:10 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Running,Weather at 6:10 PM

Almost hit 60F on 2/27/2016 – crazy

Melt, damn you, melt

Posted Saturday, February 20th, 2016 10:53 am GMT -5 in Running,Weather at 10:53 AM

Warm, but still lots of ice in Eagan

Another snow test

Posted Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 06:51 pm GMT -5 in Football,Weather at 6:51 PM

Better to test now…

Embrace the North

Posted Friday, January 15th, 2016 09:31 am GMT -5 in Links,Running,Weather at 9:31 AM

http://www.startribune.com/why-i-love-running-outside-in-the-winter/365183881/

The new place has heat, right?

Posted Sunday, December 27th, 2015 09:47 pm GMT -5 in Football,Sports,Weather at 9:47 PM

So many frozen camera operators 

The new Strib HQ

Posted Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 08:06 pm GMT -5 in News,Weather at 8:06 PM

Rain, lightning and thunder in December

Tiny taste of winter

Posted Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 08:04 pm GMT -5 in Weather at 8:04 PM

Still not bad

Insert GoT catchphrase here

Posted Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 03:11 pm GMT -5 in Cars,Weather at 3:11 PM

Yes, winter is coming, Minnesota 

More of these please

Posted Sunday, November 15th, 2015 12:27 pm GMT -5 in Running,Weather at 12:27 PM

Lake Harriet on 11/15/15, about 60F

Unreal November

Posted Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 08:32 am GMT -5 in Weather at 8:32 AM

Just perfect weather (so far)

One more lovely day

Posted Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 12:12 pm GMT -5 in Food,Theater,Weather at 12:12 PM

This has really been a great weather year in Minnesota

Fall at the orchard

Posted Sunday, October 25th, 2015 02:23 pm GMT -5 in Family,Food,Weather at 2:23 PM

MK at Victoria Valley Orchard, Shorewood

Last round of the year?

Posted Saturday, October 24th, 2015 04:20 pm GMT -5 in Golf,Weather at 4:20 PM

Willingers 12th tee, Northfield, Minnesota 

Frosty

Posted Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 09:29 am GMT -5 in Cars,Weather at 9:29 AM

The Northland is almost frozen

Another Day in Paradise (Nevada)

Posted Friday, October 2nd, 2015 05:13 pm GMT -5 in Casinos,Travel,Weather at 5:13 PM

The Mirage and Treasure Island

Amazing fall day in Minnesota

Posted Saturday, September 26th, 2015 01:21 pm GMT -5 in Golf,Weather at 1:21 PM

Ridges at Sand Creek, Hole 6

 

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  • Mile - 6:10
  • 5K - 21:42
  • 10K - 44:40
  • Half - 1:38:40
  • Full - 3:43:32
  • 50K - 7:37:00
  • 2018 Run Mileage: 93.2
  • 2018 Bike Mileage: 611

Upcoming Races

  • Get in Gear 10K - 4/27/2019

Upcoming Sporting Events

  • Saints vs. Winnipeg - 6/24
  • Saints vs. Sioux City - 6/27
  • Saints vs. Lincoln - 7/8
  • Saints vs. Cleburne - 7/9
  • Summer X Games - 7/19-22
  • Saints vs. Wichita - 7/25
  • Saints vs. Grand Prairie - 7/29
  • Twins vs. Cleveland - 7/30
  • Tottenham vs. AC Milan - 7/31
  • Saints vs. Kansas City - 8/5
  • Saints vs. Gary - 8/12
  • Twins vs. Pittsburgh - 8/15
  • Vikings vs. Jags (PRE) - 8/18
  • Vikings vs. Seattle (PRE) - 8/24
  • Saints vs. Winnipeg - 9/2
  • 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

  • Har Mar Superstar - 6/23, Fitzgerald
  • Chris Koza - 6/28, Music in Mears
  • Trampled by Turtles - 7/7, Bayfront
  • Dusty Heart - 7/12, Music in Mears
  • Dan Israel - 7/26, Music in Mears
  • HazelFest 2018 - 8/4, Hazelden
  • Jack White - 8/6, Armory
  • Beyonce & Jay Z - 8/8, USBS
  • Aby Wolf - 8/9, Music in Mears
  • Kind Country - 8/16, Music in Mears
  • Pearl Jam - 8/18, Wrigley Field
  • Pearl Jam - 8/20, Wrigley Field
  • Twilight Hours - 8/23, Music in Mears
  • Erik Koskinen - 8/30, Music in Mears
  • Taylor Swift - 8/31 & 9/1, USBS
  • Liz Phair - 9/15, First Ave
  • Hamilton - 9/18, State
  • Leon Bridges - 9/20, Palace
  • Avett Brothers - 10/11, Mystic Lake
  • Ed Sheeran - 10/20, USBS
  • Hippo Campus - 11/23, Palace
  • Elton John - 2/21/19, Target Center
  • P!nk - 5/5/19, Xcel