Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Sun Spot

Sunrise in Minneapolis, MN.

The Break

Lyndale Ave., Minneapolis.


A couple days ago I read the announcement that the 2020 Minnesota State Fair has been cancelled. Haven't missed a year since moving to the Midwest in 1992. Over the years, the fair has become that old friend seen infrequently: small changes over time to a known entity. Constant transition, but a comfortable baseline of stability. The haircut might be different, but you know this person at a deep level.

Even with new foods, a new ride, another new restroom building, the overall structural essence of the fair remained the same. What made it different enough to keep me coming back year after year were the ever-changing faces that would flow through those 322 acres for twelve days at the end of August and beginning of September.

Hope to see you soon, old friend.