The Solar Eclipse

On Sunday, my uncle Dave and grandfather Mike drove down from Minneapolis to pick me up. We were headed for Nebraska to see the eclipse, in its totality. Dave booked a hotel room in Omaha more than a month in advance, and it’s a good thing he did. Every hotel anywhere near the eclipse’s totality…
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Wolves Get A Gift

When I got a push notification last week that Jimmy Butler, superstar small forward for the Bulls, had been traded to the Minnesota, I had some questions. The big one was: did the Wolves trade Wiggins? They must at least have had to give up Wiggins right? Nope. The Bulls received shooting guard Zach Lavine,…
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Dreams

Since I started at the Daily Globe, I’ve had a few dreams about work. Here’s one of the crazier ones. I was sitting at my desk, working on a City Council article. On this Monday night, council ran very late, so I only had about 15 minutes to finish the story before the deadline. I…
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The Manfred Mann

I’m so glad baseball is back. There’s nothing like watching the Yankees hit monster homers while the Blue Jays fail to score more than your average soccer team. And hey, at the time I’m writing this, the Twins have only just fallen below .500, even with that dumpster fire of a bullpen. Things are going…
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