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Fall on the Mississippi

Posted Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 03:46 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 3:46 PM

Far from peak, but starting to show in the metro

Originally published by DK on October 8, 2019 at 3:46 pm

Is it raining?

Posted Sunday, August 25th, 2019 06:14 pm GMT -5 in Baseball,Weather at 6:14 PM

I hadn’t noticed…

Originally published by DK on August 25, 2019 at 6:14 pm

Get it while you can

Posted Friday, August 16th, 2019 07:37 am GMT -5 in Food,Weather at 7:37 AM

It will be cold before you know it

Originally published by DK on August 16, 2019 at 7:37 am

Postcard day in Red Wing

Posted Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 10:50 pm GMT -5 in Family,Golf,Travel,Weather at 10:50 PM

Mississippi National with the boys

Originally published by DK on August 14, 2019 at 10:50 pm

End of patio season?

Posted Friday, August 9th, 2019 06:05 pm GMT -5 in Food,Weather at 6:05 PM

Barrio Lowertown, 79F

Originally published by DK on August 9, 2019 at 6:05 pm

Perfect 612 summer morning

Posted Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 10:47 am GMT -5 in Biking,Weather at 10:47 AM

YAAAAS

Originally published by DK on July 30, 2019 at 10:47 am

The tarps are finally off

Posted Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 12:44 pm GMT -5 in Baseball,Sports,Weather at 12:44 PM

Weirdest rain delay ever

Originally published by DK on July 17, 2019 at 12:44 pm

Melty Dippin’ Dots Day

Posted Sunday, July 14th, 2019 05:32 pm GMT -5 in Baseball,Food,Weather at 5:32 PM

Too cold, too hot?

Originally published by DK on July 14, 2019 at 5:32 pm

Hot times in Highland

Posted Friday, June 28th, 2019 06:40 pm GMT -5 in Friends,Golf,Weather at 6:40 PM

Summer can be exhausting

Originally published by DK on June 28, 2019 at 6:40 pm

Better weather here

Posted Saturday, May 25th, 2019 12:52 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 12:52 PM

Just in time for the big grad party too

Originally published by DK on May 25, 2019 at 12:52 pm

Leaving Las Vegas (2019)

Posted Friday, May 24th, 2019 05:17 pm GMT -5 in Travel,Weather at 5:17 PM

Another great visit to Sin City

Originally published by DK on May 24, 2019 at 5:17 pm

Sunny, but cold (and windy)

Posted Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 11:09 pm GMT -5 in Casinos,Family,Travel,Weather at 11:09 PM

Caesar’s Palace and the Palms

Originally published by DK on May 22, 2019 at 11:09 pm

Awesome week so far

Posted Thursday, May 16th, 2019 01:54 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 1:54 PM

If you ever wanted to visit Minnesota, weeks like this are the time to do it

Originally published by DK on May 16, 2019 at 1:54 pm

St. Paul does have a few blooms

Posted Sunday, May 12th, 2019 03:13 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 3:13 PM

…but most everything is late this year

Originally published by DK on May 12, 2019 at 3:13 pm

River still a bit high

Posted Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 04:04 pm GMT -5 in Biking,Sports,Weather at 4:04 PM

…but got to ride the whole river path today (before the rain)

Originally published by DK on May 8, 2019 at 4:04 pm

Beautiful day to ride

Posted Monday, May 6th, 2019 12:16 pm GMT -5 in Biking,Sports,Weather at 12:16 PM

I’m so out of shape – this month should help a lot

Originally published by DK on May 6, 2019 at 12:16 pm

It’s always nicer on Friday

Posted Friday, April 26th, 2019 01:18 pm GMT -5 in Food,Running,Weather at 1:18 PM

Race Day 2019 could snow (again)

Originally published by DK on April 26, 2019 at 1:18 pm

It can stop anytime now

Posted Friday, April 12th, 2019 09:03 am GMT -5 in Weather at 9:03 AM

I generally like winter and snow, but come on already…

Originally published by DK on April 12, 2019 at 9:03 am

They got out just in time

Posted Thursday, April 11th, 2019 08:47 am GMT -5 in Sports,Weather at 8:47 AM

Of course it needs to snow again

Originally published by DK on April 11, 2019 at 8:47 am

2019 Spring Floods

Posted Saturday, March 30th, 2019 05:00 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 5:00 PM

Worst one since we moved to Lowertown

Originally published by DK on March 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Union Depot Floodcam

Posted Sunday, March 24th, 2019 07:38 pm GMT -5 in Links,Video,Weather at 7:38 PM

Originally published by DK on March 24, 2019 at 7:38 pm

Time to close Shepherd

Posted Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 05:47 pm GMT -5 in Weather at 5:47 PM

Not super high yet, but we will see…

Originally published by DK on March 23, 2019 at 5:47 pm

You could lose a car in there

Posted Thursday, March 21st, 2019 07:35 am GMT -5 in Cars,Weather at 7:35 AM

Downtown Saint Paul streets are in rough shape

Originally published by DK on March 21, 2019 at 7:35 am

Respect the icicle

Posted Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 08:06 am GMT -5 in Weather,Work at 8:06 AM

So glad it’s gone

Originally published by DK on March 20, 2019 at 8:06 am

It’s melting, melting!

Posted Thursday, March 14th, 2019 07:56 pm GMT -5 in Weather at 7:56 PM

Love these warmer spring days

Originally published by DK on March 14, 2019 at 7:56 pm

Springtime on campus

Posted Sunday, March 10th, 2019 01:45 pm GMT -5 in Schools,Weather at 1:45 PM

The snow can be pretty (even when it’s a pain in the ass)

Originally published by DK on March 10, 2019 at 1:45 pm

Escape from the cold

Posted Sunday, February 17th, 2019 05:31 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 5:31 PM

The Como conservatory has always kicked ass

Originally published by DK on February 17, 2019 at 5:31 pm

I guess I’m still OK with winter

Posted Thursday, February 7th, 2019 10:47 pm GMT -5 in Personal,Weather at 10:47 PM

Although not for too long, please

Originally published by DK on February 7, 2019 at 10:47 pm

Thankful for the choo-choo

Posted Thursday, February 7th, 2019 08:55 am GMT -5 in Personal,Weather at 8:55 AM

Rollin’

Originally published by DK on February 7, 2019 at 8:55 am

Hipster Uptown birds

Posted Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 05:31 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 5:31 PM

Half had already flown away too

Originally published by DK on February 6, 2019 at 5:31 pm

Ready for the warm-up

Posted Friday, February 1st, 2019 09:57 am GMT -5 in Weather at 9:57 AM

The Polar Vortex can leave any time now

Originally published by DK on February 1, 2019 at 9:57 am

First flakes of the season

Posted Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 04:28 pm GMT -5 in Weather at 4:28 PM

Kinda hard to tell without motion

Originally published by DK on November 6, 2018 at 4:28 pm

NotATweet: Nothing like a 40-degree swing overnight

Posted Thursday, October 4th, 2018 09:17 am GMT -5 in Tweets,Weather at 9:17 AM

Um…OK ❄️ ⛄️

Originally published by DK on October 4, 2018 at 9:17 am

See you Sunday

Posted Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 10:48 pm GMT -5 in Personal,Running,Weather at 10:48 PM

Hoping for a triumphant return to racing at the TC10

Originally published by DK on October 3, 2018 at 10:48 pm

NotATweet: Don’t let the turkeys get you down

Posted Friday, September 28th, 2018 11:44 am GMT -5 in News,Personal,Politics,Weather at 11:44 AM

Tough week with stress, health, cold weather, tech gremlins and politics/news, but still trying to fight the good fight

Originally published by DK on September 28, 2018 at 11:44 am

NotATweet: Biking home after football

Posted Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 06:48 pm GMT -5 in Biking,Football,Weather at 6:48 PM

It was really nice having my bike (and clothes) to ride home after the game – perfect September weather

Originally published by DK on September 23, 2018 at 6:48 pm

NotATweet: Freezing in northern MN

Posted Thursday, September 6th, 2018 10:38 am GMT -5 in Tweets,Weather at 10:38 AM

Wow, 24F in northern Minnesota this morning – that was quick

Originally published by DK on September 6, 2018 at 10:38 am

NotATweet: First hint of fall

Posted Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 03:38 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Tweets,Weather at 3:38 PM

I’m never prepared for the first day with a hint of fall, but I love it ?

Originally published by DK on August 28, 2018 at 3:38 pm

After the storm

Posted Sunday, July 1st, 2018 01:50 pm GMT -5 in Nature,Weather at 1:50 PM

Nice recovery, Saint Paul

Originally published by DK on July 1, 2018 at 1:50 pm

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

Originally published by DK on June 13, 2018 at 10:54 pm

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…

Originally published by DK on June 5, 2018 at 7:35 pm

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

Originally published by DK on May 25, 2018 at 12:28 pm

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

Originally published by DK on May 17, 2018 at 6:32 pm

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

Originally published by DK on May 14, 2018 at 8:43 pm

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

Originally published by DK on April 19, 2018 at 4:44 pm

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

Originally published by DK on April 15, 2018 at 10:16 pm

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

Originally published by DK on April 14, 2018 at 9:02 am

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

Originally published by DK on March 29, 2018 at 3:34 am

Tear down the wall

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

The Vulcans have spoken

Originally published by DK on February 14, 2018 at 6:13 pm

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

Originally published by DK on January 22, 2018 at 4:20 pm

Who put that up?

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

And so it begins

Originally published by DK on December 4, 2017 at 11:11 pm

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

Originally published by DK on November 20, 2017 at 10:33 pm

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

Originally published by DK on November 3, 2017 at 6:31 pm

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

Originally published by DK on October 8, 2017 at 10:25 pm

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

Originally published by DK on September 23, 2017 at 1:30 pm

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

Originally published by DK on July 30, 2017 at 11:14 pm

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

Originally published by DK on July 25, 2017 at 8:40 pm

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 

Originally published by DK on June 24, 2017 at 4:20 pm

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

Originally published by DK on April 29, 2017 at 3:13 pm

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

Originally published by DK on April 23, 2017 at 3:35 pm

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

Originally published by DK on April 14, 2017 at 11:27 pm

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

Originally published by DK on April 6, 2017 at 9:48 am

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

Originally published by DK on April 4, 2017 at 7:20 pm

Spring Rains

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

Grey and wet in Minneapolis 

Originally published by DK on March 24, 2017 at 11:31 am

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

Originally published by DK on March 23, 2017 at 5:44 pm

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

Originally published by DK on February 18, 2017 at 12:48 pm

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

Originally published by DK on January 25, 2017 at 2:40 pm

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 

Originally published by DK on January 19, 2017 at 2:40 pm

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

Originally published by DK on December 15, 2016 at 11:46 am

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

Originally published by DK on December 15, 2016 at 10:52 am
 

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