A couple of new panels of the fence that separates my and my neighbor’s house appeared a few weeks ago. This weekend, the blacktop driveway sealer people did their thing on his driveway (psst: that stuff doesn’t do anything). The poor guy has been out mowing every few days. New flower beds are being put in and the place looks great. It must be costing him a fortune to spruce the joint up.
MPR News Reflections and observations on the news
There’s still time to save the planet.
A couple is taking a year-long vacation, going to places people on the Internet suggest. What would lure them to Minnesota, Minnesota?
This is a coincidence worth passing along.
The migration to the south continues.
NPR has just released a pretty neat app that shows the damage from the tornado in Oklahoma this week.
The surviving members of the Class of 1943 at a high school in Connecticut finally had their senior prom last night.
Ross Gundlach didn’t have to bother with the hearing in Des Moines on his request to adopt a dog.
A group puts money in parking meters and it causes a town ruckus.
It’s beyond sad to even contemplate what would make a young high school couple hold hands and jump to their deaths from the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis, but we are forced to do that today with the apparent suicides this morning.
Last night was one of those nights when one might wish Cmdr. Chris Hadfield was still in orbit aboard the International Space Station because his pictures of the Twin Cities clearly showed the blue-bathed I35W bridge in Minneapolis.
The National Transportation Safety Board today recommended lowering the legal drunk driving blood alcohol limit.
That was the reaction of an old friend upon seeing this video, which is screaming across the Internet this weekend.
It heralded its ‘efficiency efforts’ today while announcing it loses $244 every second of the day.
From the debris of the World Trade Center…