Tagged: Minnesota

If You Could Go Anywhere…

“How did this even happen?” Martin asked me as we walked the city streets of Minneapolis, Minnesota.  It had finally stopped raining. We’d been back in Minneapolis for a week, hibernating inside a friend’s...

Minnesota to Florida in 5 Days

I walked into the little round house on the tip of Pine Island Florida. The sight of it swept my breath away. All I could say was “Wow” as I roamed around seeing familiar...

Superior Hiking Trail: The Brutal Beauty

We had five extra days in Minnesota with no plans. After seeing familiar sites and familiar faces for the past 8 weeks, we decided to go someplace new – we decided to hike part...

Returning is Impossible

Minneapolis has been rainy, cold, and windy since we arrived a week ago. The weather has shrouded us in a depressing gloom that even chocolate zucchini cupcakes cannot shrug off. (So much zucchini!) I...

Adjusting to Life on the Road

We have left. It only took 3 pre-garage sales, 3 actual garage sales, countless trips to thrift stores, 3 goodbye parties, and some tears.  We have left. Actually leaving took much more effort than...

Minnesota State Fair: A Guide to the Fun!

Our State Fair is a great state fair! Don’t miss it, don’t even be late. Maybe the lyrics to that song don’t mean anything to you, but it means that it is the time...

Adventures at the MN State Fair

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I love the Minnesota State Fair. Maybe it’s because the fair was always a privilege to attend. As a 4-Her, I had to earn my...

Polenta Eggplant Casserole

It’s the State Fair in Minnesota. Twelve days of fun, friends, and of course, food. For those of you not familiar with the MN State Fair, it’s HUGE! Over 1.7 million people attend the...