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Summer of Sparky… find all 21 Sparky the Sea Lion sculptures!

In celebration of the return of the beloved Sparky the Sea Lion shows at the new Como Harbor in Como Zoo, 21 hand-painted Sparky the Sea Lion statues have been...
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Lions Tap famous hamburgers… lions and burgers and fries, OH MY!

When we moved to the Twin Cities more than 30 years ago we landed in Eden Prairie… and one of the first places people told us we had to go...
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Franconia… free 50-acre art park turns 25

We first discovered Franconia Sculpture Park in 2008 when it was already 12 years old. Since that time it has grown from 16 acres to 50, and at 25 years...
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Ice Cream at Selma’s in Afton, Minnesota

Recently we took a journey to Afton Minnesota. I had worked  in Lakeland for a couple of years, it was fun discovering new things as well as old comfortable places....
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Geocaching in Sochaki Park, Golden Valley

In this past Covid year of isolation any excuse to get outside has been welcome. Our son’s family has enjoyed Geocaching as a way to get out and explore the...
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Discovering Kendama… the perfect quarantine toy

When I saw an article in the StarTribune a few weeks ago, “Minneapolis’ Sweets Kendamas sells the hottest quarantine toy you’ve never heard of,” it made me smile. I knew...
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Before the State Fairgrounds… King’s Fair in Seward neighborhood

At a closing on a home in the Seward neighborhood of Minneapolis the buyer noted that the legal description was the ‘Fairground Addition’… which prompted a lively discussion where we...
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Big Dipper Creamery… 3 generations of homemade premium ice cream passion

For years I thought of homemade ice cream as a treat to pick up and lick as we strolled urban locations, like our first favorites about 30 years ago on...
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