I’ve lived in Faribault my entire life but my wife and I enjoy traveling all around Minnesota as well as the surrounding states. When I’m not at work I’m usually spending time with my grandchildren and my grown children. I enjoy going to watch the Vikings, especially at US Bank Stadium, concerts, taking my wife to various musicals and going out to eat… I really enjoy that, as my bathroom scale can attest. I love music and spend a lot of time on the weekends looking for CDs of big hair bands that I don’t currently have in my collection.
Take a Train-Themed Trip Through Minnesota
On our vacations, as a child and now as an adult, I never miss a chance to stop and check out the various train depots and museums scattered across the country. Recently I came across an article on Facebook about a train themed road trip through Minnesota.
The Rueb ‘N’ Stein in Northfield Will Soon Serve Its Last Beer
The Rueb 'N' Stein won't be going out quietly, they plan on hosting a big farewell bash on their last day featuring music from the Big Wu and I'm sure there will be all kinds of other surprises that night.
Ride the Great Big Wheel
This Great Big Wheel is sure to catch your eye. It's the second tallest structure on the grounds.
Check Out This Southern Minnesota Vintage Sled Show in September
I'm looking forward to checking out the vintage sleds at the 23rd Annual Great Southern Grass Drag Nationals, Swap Meet and Vintage Sled Show in September.
Eat Ice Cream to Help the Children
This Thursday you can help out children and enjoy a Dairy Queen treat. Each year, participating Dairy Queens take part in a fundraiser to raise money and awareness of the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. According to the MiracleTreatDay...
Give Blood, Get a Target eGiftCard
Although there has been a great response to the American Red Cross's emergency call for blood and platelet donors, there's still a critical summer blood shortage. The supply of needed blood is constantly in need of replenishing and, with your help, they can do it...
Hooray for National Ice Cream Day
Just when you think nothing could be better than National Strawberry Rhubarb Wine Day, which is Saturday, July 15, you find out Sunday, July 16 is National Ice Cream Day. Why hasn't this day been elevated to holiday status yet? Shut down all the stores except the ice cream places, so everyone can enjoy an ice cold dairy treat without any distractions...
Why Are There U-shaped Toilet Seats?
Have you ever wandered into a public bathroom to use the toilet and wondered, "Why are all the toilet seats U-shaped?" Maybe you thought it's because they're cheaper, which they are, but that's not the main reason. According to Ranker...
Dennison Mayor’s Crappy Job Will Soon Come to an End
If you think you have a crappy job then you need to take a look at the one of the duties of Dennison's mayor, Jeff Flaten. On the plus side, he works for the Minnesota Department of Corrections and is the mayor of the friendly little town of Dennison, which are both very rewarding jobs in their own right...
Summertime is Tubing Time
One of my favorite summer activities is enjoying a cold beverage while relaxing on an inner tube as it slowly drifts down a lazy river. Unfortunately I haven't had a chance to to do just that for several years now. The closest I get to doing a little tubing is on one the lazy rivers in the many water parks my family and I have enjoyed over the years...