Snow Sculpture Contest

For the past 133 years St Paul has held a Winter Carnival to celebrate the season that seems to define this area. Truth be told it started as a bit of a two fingers to New York journalists saying that St Paul was unfit for human habitation in the winter. This highly popular two weeks event has ebbed and flowed in popularity and size over the century.

C took the kiddos for one of the smaller events. They went to the MN State Fairgrounds to see the snow sculpture competition. C absolutely loved the various sculptures. Kid Willow was mostly fascinated by the man made hill for the sleds/sledges. It’s a shame I needed to volunteer elsewhere. Maybe I can see the sculptures next year.

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Bye for now.

Newport, MN and the Swinging Bridge

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I love visiting small towns and villages. Some seem to be sleepy and others brimming with life. I get the feeling this small suburb of the Twin Cities is a brimming with life town, but sleepy on Sundays. We only … Continue reading