With the weather finally heating up, it’s time to turn the page from winter to summer, and put together my poolside reading list. A team of local all-star readers here in Farmington inspired me to head out to the library.
Meadowview Elementary phy-ed teacher encourages families to get outside and get some exercise.
Local Democratic party chair thanks Rep. Pat Garofalo supporting the right for same-sex couples to marry.
A few weeks ago in this space I wrote about a survey that found Minnesota was one of the country’s hot spots for finding a sugar daddy. Now it seems Twin Cities residents are signing up in droves at whatsyourprice.com, a dating website that promises to remove the complications from matchmaking by allowing users to bid actual cash for a date with people they find attractive.RELATED CONTENT
A garden can be a wonderful thing. It is a way to get outside, to connect with the Earth, to bring more healthful foods into your day-to-day diet. It can also be much more than that, a fact that is becoming clearer all the time in Farmington and Rosemount.RELATED CONTENT
I took myself a little staycation last week. I couldn’t have planned it better. Unless, of course, I’d taken it this week. Had I known I’d get a full week of sun instead of a half week I might have rescheduled.RELATED CONTENT
Sen. Thompson questions the tax motives of Minnesota's Democrats.
Writer is displeased with the condition of his trees after city crews trimmed them earlier this spring.
It’s been two months now since we combined the two newspapers we produce in this office. That’s 10 issues and counting of combined Farmington and Rosemount news, and one comment we have heard multiple times from our readers.RELATED CONTENT
Food drives don’t get much easier than the one that will take place this weekend in Farmington, Rosemount and cities all across the country. Depending on where your mailbox is, you might not even have to leave your house.RELATED CONTENT
We finally beat winter. In one single week, the swirling snow of an impromptu blizzard gave way to toasty 70-degree sun. Without the constant grind of ice and slush, we suddenly have nothing to complain about.RELATED CONTENT
Plenty of people think they have a lousy job. They daydream about winning the lottery or about writing the Great American Novel or, if the research I did for last week’s column is any indication, about finding a generous sugar daddy to keep them in the manner to which they would like to become accustomed.RELATED CONTENT
There was some concern in recent weeks about what our extended winter weather might mean for Farmington’s annual park and pond cleanup event. Would people sign up, knowing it was possible the trash they were meant to collect would be buried under snowdrifts? Would everyone need to bring their own shovel?RELATED CONTENT
There was a time when I fought tooth and nail to keep my desk in front of the big picture window at the front of our office. For those unfamiliar with our office, the front of our building is mostly one big window.RELATED CONTENT
You can learn a lot when you work for a newspaper. You learn things that interest you. You learn things that are of value to your readers. You also learn things just because some public relations person somewhere got ahold of your email address. It’s the professional equivalent of a telemarketing call during dinner.RELATED CONTENT