Day 13: More Minnesota

I finished up my list for Minneapolis/St. Paul this morning by noon so I could hit the road towards NYC. In my mad scramble, here are a few things that caught my eye:

Minnesotans (is that the right word?) are “big” on Powerball. It seemed every time I bought a Diet Coke, there were people ahead of me buying tickets.

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Downtown Minneapolis had lots of fun and futuristic skywalks and spiral parking lot ramps:

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This wheel will be part of something called “Mill Ruin Park” being constructed downtown:

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Eventually, it’s gotta happen. I’ve been fighting adding this section to my website for a few years now but it’s getting harder to resist these contemporary buildings:

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Now it’s time to get some rest. 12 more hours of interstate to get back home tomorrow. What fun!

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2 Responses to “Day 13: More Minnesota”

  1. The “butterfly” is actually a Cecropia moth. Very common in those parts. Aram

  2. agilitynut Says:

    Oh! That’s even better then – such a pretty moth. I didn’t know they sucked on flowers – I thought they only chewed on sweaters. Obviously, I’m pretty ignorant about insects

    ** The “butterfly” photo appears in this post:
    http://roadsidenut.blogspot.com/2007/10/day-3-even-more-va.html

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