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Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Universe is Rich in Mystery

It’s official. We are all miserable.
So far as of February 26, 2014 the Winter Misery Index for the winter of 2013-14 in Twin Cities is 177 points, or in the “severe winter” category. Of course there is quite a bit of winter left. The lowest WMI score was the winter of 2011-2012 with 16 points. [...]

Bass Reverberates Most Materials

On Valentine’s Day I fully intended to post a round up of semi-romantic items but was too busy. First off, Thursday morning a strange howling sound awakened St. Paul. I was awake but somehow I didn’t hear it! Bummer. Friday I had a busy day of working from home, running errands, and getting my art [...]

Realm of Authority

Well heck. There may be more “no school” days ahead for my son, and not because of the weather. Or Presidents’ Day on Monday. Later this month St. Paul public school teachers will decide whether to go on strike. for the first time in more than six decades. I received the heads up in an [...]

Like Two Flowers In One Pot

Valentine’s Day looms. The pressure is off a bit this year. It’s our second time through as a couple and we’ve been living together for nearly a year. But we will be enjoying dinner out, at a restaurant we’ve been meaning to try. And afterward hanging out with friends at an art/music show that will [...]

Going Nowhere Slowly

There are ways to get through rough winters. Sadly we can’t afford the “flying off to warmer climes on a whim” option. Last weekend we embraced the winter instead, with a visit to the Art Shanty Project. It happened to be Intergalactic Tutu Day and our timing was such that we witnessed a marriage proposal [...]