We all know how this matchup will end. But hey, super cool video of the new Vikings Stadium!


It felt like November, but it was still a good weekend up in Wisconsin. Highlights: bear sitting alongside a highway, dog time, the world’s best fish fry and a stop at a maple syrup shack.

I spent a weekend in Wausau, Wisconsin, with my brother’s family. We hiked around on top of Rib Mountain, and the observation deck was a blast in the day’s high winds.

Rib Mountain 3 Rib Mountain 1


A storm blowing in on Highway 70 crossing northern Wisconsin. I feel like I rack up more miles than anyone else on this road, but that can’t be true. I’m at least in the running…

Highway 70 Storm


Walking down a gravel trail flanked by gigantic white pine trees showing off their fresh, bright green needles, my mom pointed toward a clearing to explain that this whole tract of land was once owned by Otto C. Doering, an officer of Sears, Roebuck & Company of Chicago back in the early 1900s. We were walking the Round Lake Logging Dam Interpretive Trail in northern Wisconsin on a perfect spring day, and I couldn’t remember the last time my mom and I had spent this much one-on-one time in the outdoors…

Read the rest of the story about my Wisconsin weekend HERE.

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