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The Opposite of Hawai‘i: Ice Skating

It’s noon on a rainy Thursday when I pull into the parking lot. At this point, I’m still not sure whether or not I’m going to skate. 614 more words


St. Paul ice palace

The Super Bowl and its fans departed the Twin Cities last week, but the St. Paul Winter Carnival continued.  On a cold night we wandered to downtown St. 155 more words


An Ice Palace walk

Over lunch today I decided to finally head over and check out the Ice Palace at Rice Park. Growing up in Saint Paul in the 80s, nothing will top the 1986 Ice Palace at Lake Phalen. 128 more words


Saint Paul Winter Carnival Ice Palace Lighting

The Saint Paul Winter Carnival has officially started, and it’s lit. This year, for the 132nd annual Carnival, a 70-foot ice palace was built in the heart of Rice Park to exemplify the city’s winter festivities during Minnesota’s “super” year. 242 more words

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St. Paul Ice Castles

It’s St. Paul Winter Carnival time! I ventured downtown St. Paul to meet up with a group of photographers meeting at the James J. Hill Library for photo walk. 162 more words

Tarjei Vesaas: The Ice Palace

A few years ago, I had a discussion with someone who said they never re-read books. This seemed to me a wild claim. Re-reading is, to me, an essential component of reading: I might even say that the first reading of a book is only ever a provisional act, a test to determine whether it is fit to be retained for a future revisit, when I’ll take my time over it and give it the reading it deserves. 1,061 more words

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Union volunteers step 'outside their element' on ice palace job site

The ice palace towering above Rice Park during the St. Paul Winter Carnival this year will be three times the size of any palace festivalgoers have seen in a decade. 584 more words

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