A Fistful of Donuts: The Great Minnesota Get-Together

Contrary, perhaps, to our nature, Minnesotans are not shy about our love for our home state. I thought this feeling was pretty much ubiquitous to all people of the union, but after meeting more and more folks from other places, it seems like some of us see our states as less perfect than others. Look, I’m not Gallup and this is not my poll, but I don’t think you’ll find a lot of that sentiment in the American Midwest. Especially in the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes, the Gopher State, the North Star State, the state I love most: Minnesota. Continue reading


Dells Bells: A Long-expected Bachelor Party

There are two pieces of music that I would choose to live in if I could. I guess there are three is you count the tv jingle for Bagel Bites, because any world where I can eat pizza in the morning, pizza in the evening, and pizza at supper time is a good one. But for reals, of the songs I would choose is the 59th Street Bridge Song by Simon and Garfunkel. Continue reading