Archive for July, 2007

Vikings Practice

Monday, July 30th, 2007

This morning Pat and I drove to Mankato to watch the Vikings in their morning practice. For what it’s worth, this practice seemed much more organized than the one we saw a few years ago, when Mike Tice was the head coach. This was a significant day for the Vikes, as it was the first [...]

Velodrome

Friday, July 6th, 2007

Last night I went up to the Velodrome at the National Sports Center in Blaine to photograph bike racing. This was the first time I had been up there this year, and, as often happens, I saw a type of race I had not seen before – a race of unspecified distance. The riders started [...]

Nerdy Cheeseheads

Friday, July 6th, 2007

There was an Associated Press article in the business section of this morning’s Star Tribune about the possibility for market manipulation of block cheddar cheese in the spot cheese market at the Chicago Exchange. Since cheddar is the benchmark for not only mozarella but also other cheeses, this can be serious. The price of block [...]