Fall Post

Thoughts about a fall afternoon

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Rules For My Son

Originally posted on Aaron Conrad:
1. Never shake a man’s hand sitting down. 2. There are plenty of ways to enter a pool. The stairs ain’t one. 3. The man at the grill is the closest thing we have to a king. 4. In a negotiation, never make the first offer. 5. Act like you’ve…

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Welcome Rocky!

Welcome Sign as you enter the small town of Silver Bay, Minnesota. The statue on the left is named Rocky. He represents the Taconite industry that is the primary industry of the town. My wife is from this town and I enjoy visiting. Wonderful people to visit with and ?lots of beautiful scenery to photograph.

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Turn out the light

Attention all Kmart shoppers. I grew up shopping at in Kmart. I grew up seeing the Blue Light Special. I rode the mini mechanical rides out front and placed things on lay-away. My Kmart had a cafe… Source: Turn out the light

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Turn out the light

Attention all Kmart shoppers. I grew up shopping at in Kmart. I grew up seeing the Blue Light Special. I rode the mini mechanical rides out front and placed things on lay-away. My Kmart had a cafeteria and a deli. We would occasionally get food from the cafeteria, although more commonly getting sandwiches to go from the deli.

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Robots and Agility

This past weekend, my son Carter had his first, and possibly final, First Tech Challenge competition of the year. It was in Lincoln, NE where his team (the Fellowship of the Loose Screws) has always been welcome and they have always had a good time. There are no tournaments in South Dakota, so our team has to travel out-of-state to compete in the hopes that they will qualify to go to the next Regional rounds.

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