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Monthly Archive: April 2011

Apr 30 2011

30DaysofBiking: Day 30

Where: South and Downtown Minneapolis (~15 miles) Why: Recreation, Volunteer for The Dirty 30, a race to celebrate the end of #30daysofbiking When: Saturday April 30th – Noon to 5pm Weather: All over the board – we started out rainy and ended in a beautiful, sunny spring day Who: Me Notes: The Dirty 30 was a 30-mile bike race that started at …

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Apr 30 2011

30DaysofBiking: Day 29

We did two rides today! First Ride Where: Lyndale to Loring Park (~4.5 miles) Why: Recreation When: Friday April 29th Weather: Night just fell, storm clouds rolling in. 55F (12.7C) Who: Me and the Hubby *click for greater detail* The Hubby took this picture of me in front of our bike lights. We’re on the bridge over the Loring …

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Apr 28 2011

30DaysofBiking: Day 28

Where: Lyndale (1.5 miles) Why: Recreation – night ride around the neighborhood When: Thursday April 28th Weather: Dark, cool, quiet 44F (6.7C) Who: Me and the Hubby Notes: We were digging through the coat closet, trying to figure out which coat was best suited for our crazy Minnesota spring weather and decided to have a leather motorcycle jacket ride.

Apr 28 2011

30DaysofBiking: Day 27

Where: Lynlake and Uptown (1.5 miles) Why: Recreation – To Magers & Quinn for #30DaysofBiking #sololocal event When: Wednesday April 27th Weather: Cloudy and gray, light hail on the ride back, cold, 38F (3.3C) Who: Me and the Hubby #sololocal description from 30DaysofBiking: Every Wednesday in April is the Solo Local ride, where you venture off on your own to your …

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Apr 27 2011

Dining Out for Life

Dining Out for Life Minnesota is tomorrow – Thursday, April 28th. Go out to any one of a gazillion and ten participating restaurants, and the restaurant donates a portion of your food bill to The Aliveness Project, a local nonprofit agency which each year serves one out of four people living with HIV/AIDS in Minnesota. The …

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Apr 27 2011

Knit Frog Dissection

This is almost as cool as the lego dissection! From Etsy: Wow your scientist friends and colleagues with the coolness of this piece of knitted art. The frog is hand knit from a silk/wool blend, and his little innards were needle-felted by hand out of 100% wool. He comes pinned into his black wood 8 …

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Apr 27 2011

Cup #12 Winner

This was the photo shown in yesterday’s blog post: And this is the larger image: The most accurate answer to this CUP is “Acorn Squash”. No one gets a full 100 points this week, but Carly was the first to guess “squash”. I awarded Carly 75 points and the prize of Closest To Being the CUP …

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Apr 26 2011

30DaysofBiking: Day 26

Where: Lyndale neighborhood (~1.8 miles) Why: Recreation When: Tuesday April 26th Weather: Dark, misting, cold, windy, 38F (3.3C) Who: Me A quick night ride up Grand Avenue landed me in front of this painted mural at 38th and Grand Ave S. across from Victory’s 1959 Cafe, Peter Pan Cleaners and the Grand Bakery.

Apr 26 2011

CUP Contest #12

Identify the item in this photo and you’ll receive undying admiration from the Biodork CUP Contest participants. And that’s really about it. Maybe I’ll throw in some super fancy internet points. All guesses submitted via the comments or by Facebook will be accepted.  The first person to guess correctly wins 100 internet points.  I will award …

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Apr 26 2011

30DaysofBiking: Day 25

Where: South and Downtown Minneapolis (~6.6 miles) Why: Transportation – Guthrie Theater to see Jonathan Coulton with Paul and Storm, then back home later that night. When: Monday April 25th Weather: Clear, cloudy and overcast – 65F (18.3C) on the way out, 60F (15.5C) on the way back Who: Me and the Hubby The Hubby in front of the Guthrie …

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