February 7, 2010

Does the Twin Cities Have an Alter Ego?

Which City is Most Like the “Mini-Apple?” Notwitstanding a local effort to brand Minneapolis as the “Mini-Apple,” I don’t see much resemblance between Minneapolis and “The Big Apple,” New York City (I’ve lived both places). If I had to come up with a metro area most like the Twin Cities, it would be . ....
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South Tyrol Open House — Stop By!

Where: 1340 Fairlawn Way in Golden Valley’s South Tyrol HillsWhat: 4 BR/3BA mid-century split level with almost 3,600 FSFWho: listed (and hosted) by . . . yours trulyWhen: 1 p.m to 3 p.m todayHow much: list price — $444,900 This is a lot of house, in a great neighborhood. I hate to use the term,...
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"Hand me Down" Political Slogans

Somebody’s Got it Wrong If you don’t live in Minnesota, you’re excused for not knowing that our Governor, Tim Pawlenty, is not standing for re-election, and is instead running for President. His platform: he cleaned up the mess at the (state) Capitol, imposed fiscal discipline, and united both parties — and can do the same...
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Realtor Dreams — and Nightmares!

Don’t wait — procrastinate now! –Ellen Degeneres In college, I used to dream that I was barely halfway through an impossibly long and difficult final exam, and time was just about to run out (sort of the academic “running in quicksand” nightmare). As a lawyer, I used to dream that I hadn’t done my time...
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