Minnesota weather

1. Minnesota’s 10-Second Weather Report (According to Saturday Night Live)

Getting One Out of Three Right We’re in Minnesota, so here’s the weather forecast: the rest of April: cold; May: cold; June: cold; July: somehow hot as hell. Back to y’all.” –Saturday Night Live; cold open (April 10, 2021). As a Minnesota native and long-time Twin Cities resident, I can attest to the “perpetually cold”...
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Good to Be Home!

Collective Plane Cheers — and Groans As a lifelong Minnesotan (with some interruptions living on the East and West Coast), I can report returning to the Twin Cities when the local temperature was minus 20° (Jan., 1977); during a blizzard (Feb., 1995); and many, many other occasions when boarding the plane to come home required a...
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“Minnesota ESPECIALLY Nice”

Christmas & the Housing Market There are plenty of reasons to explain why the housing market decelerates around the holidays: it’s customarily a time to celebrate with one’s family; take a respite from work (vacation, even!); and generally reflect on one’s — shall we say — existential circumstances. Plus, the weather (at least in Minnesota)...
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