You Betcha: Brush up on your Minnesota slang

As you'll see in the movies Fargo and Drop Dead Gorgeous, Minnesotans are known for elongating the letters a and o (booat, baaag). But if you want to sound more like a native, use these terms: 94, 35W, 62 = Highways/interstates (don't say, 'I-494', or 'Interstate 35 West') Aquatennial = The summer festival for the city of Minneapolis…Read more You Betcha: Brush up on your Minnesota slang

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ASAPtown: Why a Trip to the Tip of Cape Cod is a Must

Originally printed in Lavender Magazine June 8, 2017 Provincetown, Massachusetts holds a pivotal part in America’s history. It was there that pilgrims made their first landing (yep, not Plymouth) back in 1620. In the 20th century, it served as a getaway for the LGBT community. Its role was to be a town where individuals could be themselves…Read more ASAPtown: Why a Trip to the Tip of Cape Cod is a Must

4 essentials to pack for your next vacation

I have traveled by myself, in a 15-passenger van on a youth mission trip and as a chaperone of elementary kids on a tour overseas. With every trip, my packing list gets more and more defined. Here are four items I can't forget in my suitcase. A portable phone charger I wouldn't know what to…Read more 4 essentials to pack for your next vacation