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(Fool)hardy Minnesotans

Last weekend I took advantage of the unseasonably warm weather to have a walk around Como Lake in St. Paul.

One of the ways you can determine the temperature in wintry Minnesota — apart from timing how long it takes your extremities to freeze solid — is to listen to the snow. 252 more words

Photography

Et maintenant, on est Nico ...

On Sunday, an estimated 1.3 million people marched in Paris — the largest gathering since the city’s liberation from the Nazis — to show their solidarity and support for free speech. 304 more words

Attempted Humor

My Snake Is King

I have a snake and I know how to use it — insert it in the right pipe, manipulate each joint into just the right position, push it in as far as it will go, in and out until it finds the sweet spot, spin it around while it does its job. 686 more words

Birth of a new major religion?

According to Google, we have a fourth major religion! It doesn’t offer any festive holidays, but at least it’s easy to convert: Simply click “save as,” and then choose “PDF.”

Happy holidays, friends.

Attempted Humor

The Christmas Letter

Whalen Family Christmas Letter 2014

We don’t normally send these letters mostly because Christmas tends to sneak up on us but as one who enjoys writing I thought that I would give it a shot this year. 399 more words

Attempted Humor

Why every kid should collect stamps

I admit it: I feel a bit nerdy confessing I collect stamps.

I’m not sure how it all started, but I think it’s my father’s fault. 983 more words

Psychology