Hello again.  I saw your introductory post and am thrilled to have another Minnesotan to the board.  I lived in Minneapolis for years, both in the Uptown area and Northeast Minneapolis.  I work downtown and would bike in everyday via the Grand Rounds and the Kenilworth Trail (I think I have the name right?) On weekends I would love to bike up to Father Hennepin park and have lunch at the base of the Stone Arch or at Mill Ruins Park or enjoy the awesome Farmer's Market.  On the weekends, most of my time was spent in my kayak on the Chain of Lakes or I'd head up north to the Mississippi River for a weekend paddle/camping trip.  I'm now in Prior Lake just south of the city and now have to drive most places, but still get out in the kayak as much as possible with my growing family.  I look forward to hearing more about your adventures!  Cheers

Keep Calm and Paddle On