“Been farming long?” – From that picture hanging in your grandparents’ house. Most of us can only dream of living as long as Earl Mallinger and still be working so to speak. At 105 he is the oldest supplier of sugar to the famous Crystal Sugar Company. I like how he refers to himself as […]

I’ve sat in each of the seats in sports as a player, a parent, a coach, and as a referee. They all have their challenges and important parts of the game experience. The last few years the parent aspect has been affecting the other areas of the games and has caused a level of negativity […]

To each their own, but I would think this would be a Guinness World Record that would be difficult to achieve. Not only do you have to be patient, but there are everyday task you wouldn’t be able to do. How do you drive? Eat? Change the TV channel? Wave? Use the bathroom???!!! While I […]

Speeding has always been an issue no matter where you go. Just the other day I had someone pass me going way over the speed limit in a less than safe manner. I expected to come around a corner and find them crashed into another vehicle. We all have those moments where we go a […]

I’ve seen many movies where the World’s Fair has been featured or at least played upon. The World’s Fair, sometimes referred to as an exhibition has usually been an extravagant affair since 1851. Just like any fair there are usually rides and food to enjoy, but the main draw is the exhibits from multiple countries […]

Yesterday in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota the new Taco Bell Defy opened. It’s a revolutionary take on take out where you can’t go in the building but simply drive up and get your food sent down a magical tube elevator. You can order when you drive up or order on the Taco Bell app and pick […]

I love history and old buildings. Always having a glimpse of where we came from is fascinating and looking at old architecture is usually more beautiful than modern work. The fact that a lot of old buildings are still standing strong is a testament to how we used to build. Just look at downtown La […]

Imagine you’re just out enjoying the recent nice weather on a kayak. You go down some new and unfamiliar waterways to have a little adventure and really spread your wings. While taking a break to explore the landscape, or you take a dip in the river and your foot bumps and odd object you find […]

Hollywood has it’s many characters and stars from all walks of life and genres. We know the stars by an easy glimpse whether it’s Jennifer Lawrence, Ryan Reynolds, Brad Pitt, or Meryl Streep that are on the screen. The stars are easy to remember and there have been a million more actors and actresses that […]

“From the land of sky blue waters!” If you’re of a certain age or your parents raised you right you didn’t just read that line. You were singing it. Hamm’s beer was a pretty iconic beer from 1865 until 1997 when the brewery in St. Paul, MN finally closed. Hamm’s was the 5th largest distributor […]

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