Derrick Knutson
Being a Minnesota Vikings fan most of my life has been painful. There have been plenty of years when the team has been mediocre or just downright bad. When the Vikings have managed to assemble a team that can challenge for a Super Bowl, they get pummeled in the big game – which was the [...]...Read More
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Things were going so well with our now 6-month-old corgi, Russell, over the past couple of weeks, but we’ve hit a snag recently. In the measurement of “dog years,” which I’ve heard equates about seven years of human life to one year of a dog’s life, Russell is now slightly more than 3 year...Read More
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My wife says, “I hear something squeaking.” We look outside, and our dog, Russell, is wildly pouncing on the compacted snow, tossing something up in the air over and over. She yells at me, “I think he has a mouse!” We’d let him outside at about 9 p.m. Monday night so he could relieve himse...Read More
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A couple of friends of mine recently move to Florida, and they post photos online of 80-degree days on the beach, while it’s like 8 degrees and snowing here. And here I am, after getting some exercise lifting weights inside or running on our treadmill, thinking, “What should I do with the rest o...Read More
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The 150-piece bag of candy we bought from CostCo about a week prior to Halloween seemed like a good purchase at the time. Buying in bulk appeared to make sense; it was cost-effective, and we wouldn’t have to worry about running out of candy, like we almost did last year when we got 50-plus trick-o...Read More
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All right, I know this is the third column in five weeks about our dog, but he is truly entertaining. Well, I guess this column isn’t so much about our nearly 4-month-old corgi, Russell, as it is about the whole “dog owner culture” in general. Before last weekend, Russell had only met a few ot...Read More
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