Tag Archive: Travel Minneapolis

Coffeeneuring in Santa Fe

Getting super caffeinated has brought me back to my blog! I’m a weird kind of coffee snob – I can’t drink the sludge that passes for coffee in many restaurants yet I drink… Continue reading

What If Your Traditions Are Goofy?

Milk carton boat races – yes that means boats made out of milk cartons – make sense in a dairy state with 10,000 lakes. It’s summertime in Minneapolis and one of the traditions… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflecting

Returning to the Twin Cities for the summer brings reflections.       The Walker Art Center is about to reopen from a major reconstruction including the sculpture garden. This shot is of… Continue reading

Bike Curious Master Class – Protected Bikeway Oak St Intersections

Are you a bit nervous about riding your bike in traffic and wish you could ride in more places? Then you are in the right place today. My Bike Curious Masterclass blog series… Continue reading

Cycling and Caffeine – It’s Coffeeneuring Time Again!

Nothing I love better than stopping for a snack while riding my bike and thanks to Chasing Mailboxes I have a justification for my cafe expeditions. Coffeeneuring is an annual event that challenges… Continue reading

Reconnecting to the Mississippi

It’s there everyday and yet, it is so easy to forget what a treasure our “local” river is. This past week I kept coming back to the Mississippi River. Parkways with bike and… Continue reading

Calm Waters – WPC:H2O

For the  Weekly Photo Challenge subject of H2O I am once again spending time at Lake Calhoun / Bde Maka Ska in Minneapolis. The leaves are changing colors. The boats are slowly disappearing… Continue reading

The Summer is Ending

I’ve been feeling very nostalgic as the summer winds down and we get ready to leave Minneapolis for parts unknown.     There is something about the sun setting on the lake that… Continue reading

Dark 2 Dawn – A Bike Ride Through Black History

“Was your master a righteous man?” “He owned negroes, how righteous could he be?” History came alive in the early morning hours at Fort Snelling as the bike tour met Dred Scott, an… Continue reading

iPhriday – Twilight

For this week’s iPhriday I have simple sunset shots taken at the lake. Labor Day has always meant the end of summer to me. The state fair is over, school starts back up… Continue reading