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"PIG 3D: ALL SIDES OF THE STORY – Activities, photo opportunities, recipes and tips on how to prepare pork encourage understanding about values important to both consumers and pig farmers. Stop by for free samples of grilled pork and enter for a chance to win free bacon for a year! Minnesota pig farmers will donate a pound of ground pork to local food shelves for each question asked about pigs, pig farming or preparing pork."

Just one of the exciting new exhibits planned for this year’s Minnesota State Fair.

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80s-90s-stuff:

80s Masters of the Universe toy catalogue page

I love how Masters of the Universe is a quasi-medieval fantasy land…but also, they just have some racks of guns.

80s-90s-stuff:

80s Masters of the Universe toy catalogue page

I love how Masters of the Universe is a quasi-medieval fantasy land…but also, they just have some racks of guns.

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Um, I don’t remember this scene.

Um, I don’t remember this scene.

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"Mary Gabler née Walker was not a whore, Anglo or otherwise. She was a very pretty twenty-six-year-old community relations manager for Wells Fargo Bank, who lived in Mendota Heights with her husband of fifteen months, and who agreed to meet me at a coffeehouse not far from the Mendakota Country Club—but only if I promised to call her ‘Muffie.’ ‘That’s what they called me all through grade school,’ she said. ‘High school, too. Probably my mother just started calling me that when I was an infant and it stuck. She still calls me that. So does my family, some old friends, too. Only the people I’ve met since I went to Notre Dame call me Mary."

My aunt Mary “Muffie” Gabler appears as a semi-fictionalized character in David Housewright’s The Devil May Care. This whole passage is accurate except that Muffie’s in her 50s, she’s been married for about 30 years, she lives in St. Paul instead of Mendota Heights, she went to the University of Minnesota instead of Notre Dame, and everyone calls her Muffie.

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"I began an epic on Cuchulain and another on Finn, in English hexameters and in fourteeners respectively. Luckily they were abandoned before these easy and vulgar metres had time to spoil my ear."

C.S. Lewis’s—unironic—memoir of his teenage years.

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There was no official count of the number of people who turned out to hear eight-year-old Dylan Spoering play a piano recital on his front porch at 25th and Bryant in Uptown Minneapolis today, but according to music insiders who gathered across the street in Mueller Park, he’s already too big to play the Entry.

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75 minutes is a long stretch for intense contemporary dance—long for the audience and, I can only imagine, the performers. Black Label Movement’s Wreck, though, uses its hour-plus to great effect. Give yourself over to it, and you’ll come away moved and darkly exhilarated.
my review in Vita.mn

75 minutes is a long stretch for intense contemporary dance—long for the audience and, I can only imagine, the performers. Black Label Movement’s Wreck, though, uses its hour-plus to great effect. Give yourself over to it, and you’ll come away moved and darkly exhilarated.

my review in Vita.mn

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Via efrazel on Instagram

Via efrazel on Instagram

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I had so many of these tapes. They looked and sounded gorgeous.

I had so many of these tapes. They looked and sounded gorgeous.

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