Mary Alice RoskoAdventurer, Writer & Professional Blogger
I had the best job in local television.
I know this because people told me I did all the time. I had a blast as a feature reporter creating the “MA in MN” segments at KMSP-TV, the Fox affiliate in Minneapolis-St. Paul. I mean, stories about he coolest stuff in MN–dream job, right? Even so, it was time for a change. As for my near 20-yr. tenure, Keith Richards probably said it best: “I gotta move, it’s still fun. I’m gonna walk before they make me run.” (Am I shoehorning in a gratuitous Stones reference? Kind of. But “Before They Make Me Run” is the walk-off song I’ve had in my head for years. Plus, Keith = retirement goals.)
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I had the best job in local television. I know this because people told me I did all the time. I had a blast as a feature reporter creating the "MA in MN" segments at KMSP-TV, the Fox affiliate in Minneapolis-St....read more
It was one of those 90-degree "Great MN Sweat Together" days at the State Fair. The swampy air outside the Swine Barn was redolent with the non-oinking ends of many pigs. "Two minutes to air," I heard in my earpiece. I wondered if I'd melt right there on the pavement,...read more
I don't roll out the term "carpeted" lightly. But it's hard to argue with the amount of wildflowers I just saw--now appearing for a limited time only!--at Nerstrand Big Woods State Park. From late April through early May, the Hidden Falls trail is in fact carpeted...read more