5 Of The Best Small Town Minnesota Food Trucks Near You

You don’t have to go to Minneapolis or St. Paul to find some of the best food trucks in Minnesota. In fact, many of them can be found in a small, west-central Minnesota city near you. If you happen to… Continue Reading

Five Immersive Midwestern Museums For Museum Haters

Dutifully reading about local history? Been there, done that. I like my museums a little more immersive, thanks. Seeing a city from a giant praying mantis, a Ferris Wheel or a boat marooned on a rooftop in a place where… Continue Reading

What Will You Do With Your Wild And Precious Summer?

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” – Mary Oliver, “The Summer Day” There’s something about the change of seasons that makes us take stock of our lives. So since the… Continue Reading

The North Country Trail: Observations While Hiking In The Heart of North Dakota

The longest trail in the United States starts (or ends, depending on your interpretation) in North Dakota. But unless you’re a hiker, it remains one of the state’s (and the country’s) best kept secrets. When completed, the North Country Trail… Continue Reading