Category Archives: Minneapolis

Leif in the Minneapolis Skyway video

Tweet This video is actually old news, but I’m belatedly posting it here to alert certain key visitors that I don’t look half bad on camera. It was produced a year ago as a promo piece for Architecture Minnesota magazine’s Videotect competition “Exploring the Built Environment”, the subject being the…

Digiboo lets airport travelers buy or rent movies on flash drives

Tweet UPDATE: August 10, 2012 – Digiboo is introducing a wireless download feature from their kiosks, eliminating the need for the flash drive transfer. As of this writing, kiosks are in the Minneapolis/St Paul, Seattle and Portland airports. Recently, for maybe the third or fourth time since they cured polio,…

Two weeks in the Minneapolis Skyway

Tweet It’s been a bit quiet around here and it will continue to be for the next two weeks or so. The reason for this silence is that I’m blogging my little heart out over at my Minneapolis local interest blog This Is Why I Love Minneapolis. As part of…

The Minneapolis Skyway: A Love Story

Tweet Anyone who’s every spoken to me for more than seven minutes knows that I reap the same warm, comforting feelings from the Minneapolis Skyway system as most people would experience on a quiet, tropical beach. Moving into a Skyway-connected building instantly transformed my outlook on Minnesota winters – in…

What is it about airports and the devolution of reasonable interpersonal skills?

Tweet [Also posted over at “This Is Why I Love Minneapolis (And Sometimes Saint Paul)”, due to cross-over appeal.] The story of how immigration agents at Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport harassed, threatened and defaced the passports of some noteworthy Finnish visitors in September for absolutely no reason is still harshing…

This Is Why I Love Minneapolis (And Sometimes Saint Paul)

Tweet I apologize for not posting anything substantial this week. This MSN gig is wailing on my ass so hard that I’d have nothing left if my ass weren’t already so perfectly firm, devilishly curved and indestructible. I have some serious doo-doo in store for you next week that should…

Mother Nature’s cat keeps walking across the keyboard

Tweet WTF is up with this weather? Yes, Minnesotans, I’ve been home for less than two weeks and I’m already complaining about the weather. A new record. I didn’t even think about a weather report while I was abroad for four and a half years. Now I scrutinize forecasts daily,…

KB returns as soon as I feel like it

Tweet Hi all. What’s new? Me? Well, I tweaked my neck lunging for a high toss while I was juggling last night and I’m still somehow jetlagged a week after returning home to Minneapolis which is probably a sign from God that I should drink more cider before bed. If…

Goodbye Minneapolis! Thanks for the calories!

Tweet Five weeks has zapped by with alarming quickness here at Killing Batteries, Minneapolis Edition. So fast that I’m still three pounds short of my goal to gain eight pounds while home. And not for lack of trying. Don’t get me wrong, I love seeing my friends and family and…

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