Friday, December 14, 2018

DVD: Arrived


Mission: Impossible: Fallout starring Tom Cruise. Spies do spy stuff and fist fights and car chases and motorcycles and helicopters and stuff like that.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Some Minnesota Guy


The Shadows We Hide by Allen Eskens. Young reporter in Minnesota learns that the man who may be his father is dead. He travels to Southern Minnesota, snoops, and finds the dead man was thoroughly despised.

I used to drive through Southern Minnesota a lot from 1989 to 1993. But, my route usually went up I-35, turned left at Owatonna, took highway 14 to Mankato, then took highway 169 north to St. Peter. The drive on 14 went through several small towns. I always kinda wanted to stop and visit the bars. I never did.

14 has since been updated and rerouted since 1993. At that time highway 14 went along Clear Lake into Waseca. The view was fantastic. The new road is to the south and is likely very bland. But, I suppose the trip is a lot faster without all those speed zones.