I am an Apple Valley, MN native who ended up in St. Cloud after college. I live in Sartell with my wife Ashli and son Charlie. My favorite teams all start with "Minnesota."
Am I A Bad Parent For Making My Kid A Vikings Fan?
Selfishly, I took this beautiful canvas and painted it purple and gold. I feel gross about it.
Guess What: I Don’t Care Who You Are Voting For!
Social media has become a hateful wasteland of people not only spouting off their political opinions, but also trashing those who think differently. Remember when it was fun to go to Facebook and see pictures of people on vacation, their kids or even whatever meal they were eating that day?
What Are These Giant Birds And Why Do They Want Me Dead?
With the media focusing its resources on COVID-19 and murder hornets, a new threat has emerged in my quiet and normally predator-free neighborhood: some mutant giant birds that (presumably) want me dead.
Vikings QB Cousins Offers Controversial Take On COVID-19
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins' philosophy is under fire on social media after he told Spotify's "10 Questions With Kyle Brandt" podcast "If I die, I die."
I Got All Green Lights On Division And It Felt Pretty Great
To be honest, I'm not sure what I can even do with my life that would top this. I could jump out of an airplane and not feel the same rush.
I Committed A Cardinal COVID Sin During My Walk
I half expected Dr. Fauci to parachute down from the sky to shame me and throw me in COVID jail.
Eight Signs Fall Is Here In Minnesota
The calendar is changing to September, which means our days lounging lakeside with a beverage are nearing their annual end. Here are eight signs that it is officially fall in Minnesota.
I Bought Four Apples Yesterday And Now Xmas Is Canceled
I don't understand how one apple can be more expensive than another? Do these apples grow up on more expensive trees in a more desirable part of the orchard, far away from the pesky Red Delicouses?
Forever Unclean: I Walked In A Stranger’s Poop Yesterday
I don't know where to go from here. Is there a support group? A therapist who specializes in fecal trauma? I just feel so alone in this new, poop-stained world.
I Fixed My Washing Machine And I Will Never Be The Same
I fixed our washing machine on Tuesday and it was, by far, the most disgusting thing I've ever encountered in my entire life.
State Fair Food Parade Ticketing A Massive Fail
I personally tried for over an hour to get tickets, only to have the site break down on me in a number of different and exceedingly frustrating ways.
I’ve Discovered Parenting’s Most Thankless Task
As parents, we do a lot of things that are easily overlooked by kids as they grow up. For example, when was the last time you thanked your parents for potty training you?