MNx12: monthly essays on life in Minnesota
The beginning of a new year brings an inevitable, yet oddly welcome, letdown — and ultimately a sense of possibility. Updated Dec. 4, 2014
Welcome to MNx12, monthly essays on life in Minnesota, by Star Tribune writer Kim Ode.
May can feel like a melee at times, but it’s also the month when dreams begin to come true. Kick off your shoes, breathe deep and dive in.
Sneaking out early on Friday's during the summer
July's opening salvo of flashy fireworks soon gives over to strategies for remaining under the boss' radar. Unless the boss also bugs out.
Golden September evokes a nostalgia that feels warm and even a little fuzzy, before we buck up.
As the year winds down, it's easy to get lost in life's flurries. December reminds us if we want to be counted, we need to be sure we're seen.