The freedom to kill someone else's kid, sand mining up close, the photos of the year, why don't players care as much as fans do, and days on the ice of Minnesota lakes.
It was -8 this morning in Walker, Minnesota, and TV and radio weatherpeople turned in their "I'm a real Minnesotan" cards by lamenting the temperature. Wimps.
But in Walker, this is great news, because this is the weekend for the famous International Eelpout Festival.(1 Comments)
Just when I was afraid I wouldn't find something to occupy a Friday afternoon, I stumbled across -- and I realize I'm late to this party -- the videos that have been submitted for Architecture MN's annual video contest.
Marianne Combs, who writes MPR's State of the Arts blog, is on the jury going over the dozens of videos on sustainable transportation in advance of a show at the Walker.
Here's an example:
I have no idea where this was shot -- it doesn't look like part of Minnesota with which I'm familiar -- but I'd like to find out.
Here are all the videos. Go spend your day and then vote. Apparently, today is the last day to vote.