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Mary Alice Rosko

Adventurer, 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.)

Recent Adventures

Start with my recent blog posts:

RIP Grumpy Cat, Unlikely Feminist Icon

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,...

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