Number 1: if you haven't been to Rudolph's on Lindale in Minneapolis ... Go. Very enjoyable dinner (although the company may have caused me to be a bit bias - Thanks for going with us, neighbors!). The kids' chicken tenders and cheeseburger were devoured by my children. My son particularly liked the pickles (plural) on his burger. And my BBQ pulled pork sandwich was delicious, too.
Number 2: if you have a daughter who likes gymnastics, go to a University of Minnesota gymnastics meet. We went on Saturday and saw an awesome display. The Gophers (ranked #12 as of Saturday) faced off against the University of Michigan (#1), Central Michigan (#20), and Iowa State (yah, not ranked). Junior, Kayla Slechta (Shakopee, MN) and freshman, Lindsay Mable really outdid themselves, winning the vault (Slechta), floor (Mable), beam (Mable), and overall (Mable) competition. The Gophers put together a 196.8 point total, besting the top-ranked Wolverines (196.775) by 1/40 of a point. Check out the gophersports.com coverage: http://www.gophersports.com/sports/w-gym/recaps/012613aaa.html
... and lest anyone be convinced that any of the sky-u-mah bologna found it's way into my heart ...
After all, that WAS a good (but ugly) victory over the gophers earlier on Saturday!