The front (Marion Street side) of Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary, built in 1926 as Washington High School. The school is framed through a fence on Rice Street.

Icons of the North End and Folks Who’ve Hung Out There

Macalester-Groveland, Lexington-Hamline, Frogtown, North End, Downtown, Irvine Park, West 7th 23 Miles June 15, 2021 Lexington-Hamline Though my travels around the city concentrate on streets,

The view east all the way to Downtown, the Ecolab Building (formerly The Saint Paul Company Building) and behind it, the Wells Fargo tower.

Victoria Park Revisited

October 1, 2016 Highland Park, West End (West 7th) 16 miles Rather than ride the Samuel Morgan Trail that parallels Shepard Road, I slipped into

A Quickie

July 19, 2012 8.2 Miles A long day at work today meant a quick ride tonight. Snelling Avenue is one of the busiest north-south roads

Randolph, Randolph and Nothing But Randolph

Randolph Avenue runs from the Mississippi River in Downtown to the Mississippi River on the western edge of Saint Paul and there’s a lot to see along the way.

Jefferson, Smith and Cherokee

April 1, 2012 12.8 miles I know better than put total trust in the weather forecast but still, yesterday’s cool, grey weather was disappointing and

Thoughts of Candy and Beer

August 3, 2011 I got a late start tonight, which means a shorter ride. While early August is still full-on summer temperature-wise, the solstice is

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