Farewell, Worthington

I am going to miss southwest Minnesota. I blame physics. Apparently there’s some natural law or something about how you can’t have one object in two places at the same time, and because I’m moving to Jamestown, N.D. this week, I can’t simultaneously be in southwest Minnesota sipping pina coladas on the shores of Lake…
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Just For The Hail Of It

I woke up confused last night, because it seemed like all the thunder in the sky had swooped down and decided to hold a party around my apartment. After a few confused seconds I recognized the noise as plain old garden variety hail, but because my bed is located on a second-floor corner and was…
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Going Global At The WALA Sale

Today we found these awesome inflatable globes at the WALA sale. (The rest of the stuff on my desk: A retro coffee cup purchased at a garage sale, my Motorola Droid, a samurai sword letter opener, the widget that makes the video camera stay on the tripod, my schedule planner and notes reminding me to do various…
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Opening Remarks

Bill Keitel is speaking. He said you’ll stay at least 30-50% longer if you have a lawnchair, and although I have no idea where he got his stats, I certainly don’t disbelieve him. Now it’s Mike Woll’s turn. He’s on the Worthington City Council. "Enjoy Worthington. Relax a little. We could all use a little of that.…
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And The Fun Begins!

We are live at the Regatta! Although we’ve heard dire predictions of thunderstorms all day, so far it’s hot and humid and pretty windy down at Sailboard Beach as we wait for the Regatta festivities to begin in earnest. A few windsurfers are already out on the lake, taking advantage of the calm before the…
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