The RealMan blog is about Minot ND. The RealMan blog is North Dakota's longest running and most read blog about Minot ND.
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SUN DOGSI've written about this phenomena before but it's been awhile and those who have never lived in a Northern climate may not have ever heard of sun dogs before.Sun Dogs, they are bright and beautiful BUT you don't really want to see them. The short story is that they are like little rainbow...
DON'T CALL IT A MASTER!I was listening to a Nationally known Christian talk show on the Christian radio station I love (and often fill in on) and I learned something new. What do YOU call this room when showing a house?Well if you call it the Master bedroom your client may storm out in rage... of...
I would guess that nearly everyone who drives has thought about purchasing an electric or hybrid car. I have. My best friend has a hybrid Honda Prius and I really like it but I've also wondered about a fully electric vehicle.For over a year now or local electric coop has been reporting on a Chev...
I took this picture yesterday while enjoying the balmy 30 plus degree weather. Obviously I added the Gone South sign.I need to take down and repair or replace the bird house before the new spring occupants arrive. The bird house is special so I'm torn as what to do.Short history on the bird house...
I absolutely had to take this picture yesterday on my photo walk with Timmothy. I wish it was a little clearer. Just in case it's not clear enough the punch line is below. Judging by the yellow snow under the wreath it's not only Santa who stops here. 🙃
Inspired by A. of Ron and Alexandra Seigel recent sky photos I thought I'd share three photos I took today from my neighborhood in Minot North Dakota.I probably should have done a little photo "magic" to show off a bit more color but this is pretty much how it really was. It was a good day for a ...
7-1/2" of snow🙂I seldom pay attention to the weatherman on TV or the radio as they are so seldom correct. So as usual I ignored them last night when they said we were going to receive a lot of snow. To be fair they said and showed us that Minot ND was on the very edge of this front and most likel...
January ChallengeThanks to Gary Frimann & Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist for this month’s challenge to tell about “The biggest change the internet has brought to your business”. This is such a broad challenge to reflect on. Technically the internet came into existence January 1st 19...
When you are not sure where you are going do you use Google Maps? I do. I also like to do a street view of my destinations address just so I know for sure which home I am heading for.Today I was headed to the geographical center of North America, Rugby North Dakota, North Dakota's 20th largest ci...
Why was Timmothy's car smoking?Because Dad did a stupid thing. He threw this under the hood to warm it up.Whether the idea was stupid or genius the placement of the heat gun was definitely stupid. When I laid it on the engine I failed to realize I put the hot metal end of the heat gun on top of t...