Author Archives: jimlindlauf

Dr. Zhivago

My family has started a movie review club. Members take turns selecting a movie for everyone to watch, then we discuss it on Face Book. Our family has always been crazy about movies because of our Mother’s love for everything … Continue reading

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Heart Breaker

I’ve been a huge fan of Pat Benatar’s music since 1980 and we had tickets to see her live, tonight, in concert at the Moorhead Bluestem Amphitheater. Yesterday, though, she announced that her husband and lead guitar player Neil Giraldo … Continue reading

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Don’t Look Back

I listen to a lot of music when I run. Sometimes the beat rock me down the road. Sometimes the lyrics send a shiver through my body. Saturday morning I set out on an eighteen mile run. The sun was … Continue reading

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I Love You

Exactly 30 years ago today, on July 27th, 1985, Sue and I exchanged vows and became husband and wife. I was young and perhaps a little naïve, but I knew for sure that with Sue at my side, I could … Continue reading

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Firecracker 5K 2015

Today was the Fire Cracker 5K race in downtown Grand Forks. I’ve taken part in this race several times, but today was going to be the best one yet because both Sue and Carl were going to be joining me! … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Marathon 2015

Back in January I decided that I wanted Grandma’s Marathon to be the ninth of my career. The training cycle ended up being my best yet. I felt fantastic throughout and got in virtually every scheduled workout, even a couple … Continue reading

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The History of the Eagles

Sue asked me a couple of months ago if I wanted to go see the Eagles when they came to Grand Forks to play at the Alerus Center. I wasn’t sure, so I told her I would need to think … Continue reading

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Mr. Buen

Everyone has people which touch their lives. There are those that are with us our entire lives like parents, grandparents, uncles and aunts, but there are also those that are with us for a much shorter time, like teachers. I’ve … Continue reading

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Pancakes and Boston Marathon Finishers

Red River Runners holds a pancake breakfast each spring to celebrate all of the training miles members put in training for their various races. Runners in Grand Forks have many different ways of dealing with the harsh winters and we … Continue reading

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2015 Boston Marathon

Running is a competitive sport, but unlike many other sports, runners compete primarily against themselves rather than against others. This type of competition rarely leads to hated rivalries like those that form within other sports, but instead leads to a … Continue reading

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