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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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Great Blue Herons are busy nesting on islands near Marshall Terrace Park

Every spring about 200 great blue herons return to nest on two small islands on the Mississippi River about 2-3 miles north of downtown Minneapolis, near Marshall Terrace Park, 2740...
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Saint Paul Winter Carnival 2022… the oldest winter carnival in the United States

The Saint Paul Winter Carnival is the oldest winter carnival in the United States, started in 1886… this year celebrating 136 years! It is hard to believe the 10-day festival...
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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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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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Get out and walk at Westwood Hills Nature Center

Looking for places to get outside this winter? Many Twin Cities communities have nature centers where you can get out and enjoy nature in your own neighborhood. One of my...
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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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