2018-09-12: Yesterday I had a great run around the summit loop...

2018-09-08: I should have started trail running when I moved here....

2018-09-03: First trail run! 🏃 Foggy morning but it was still...

2018-09-02: Finally got to Dolores park!! #sanfrancisco #dolorespark

2018-09-01: 12 hours of coding today. Time for bed! 😴

2018-08-31: Look who joined me at work today!! Just hanging out...

2018-08-30: Nothing like spending the morning sitting on a plane stuck...

2018-08-30: Heading home on this very early morning. #denver #unionstation

2018-08-29: Fun night of paella, family, and city skylines. I cannot...

2018-08-28: I see way more scooter usage in Downtown Denver than...

2018-08-28: If you’re on micro.blog, check out Icro on the App...

2018-08-28: One of the things that i’ve learned from 360iDev is...

2018-08-27: Denver takes their checking of IDs very seriously. 🍺🍺🍺

2018-08-27: My first Micro.blog post. Hello World!!. Curious how this markdown...

2018-08-23: Signs went up on the new office today! It’s exciting...

2018-08-18: 🏃The Color Run 🏃 #colorrun #5k #sanfrancisco #husbands

2018-08-12: Paella night! #cooking #spanish #paella

2018-08-04: Checkin’ more things off @wesleysimonsen’s SF list. #twinpeaks #sanfrancisco #bayarea...

2018-07-29: Sunday Funday 🏃#running #sfbay #strava #summer

2018-07-27: That actually felt good!! #running #commute #baybridge #strava

2018-07-22: Fogust is upon us. #goldengatebridge #fogust #karlthefog #cycling #strava

2018-07-10: Tuesday Morning San Bruno #sanfrancisco #cycling #sanbruno #karlthefog

2018-07-07: Took a trip to Emerald Bay State Park today. #tahoe...

2018-07-06: So happy to be out of the city again this...

2018-06-23: First Saturday in a long time that I haven’t spent...

2018-06-17: Happy pride from Denver! #pride #pridemonth #milehighcity

2018-06-09: After sleeping in a tent and only using porta potties...

2018-06-09: This was an experience I will never forget!! 545 miles...

2018-06-07: Guess who signed up for next year already!?!?! It will...

2018-06-06: At the halfway point! Thanks so much to the people...

2018-06-03: Just a fraction of all the tents. It’s hard to...

2018-06-03: Never been to a lunch pit stop with a view...

2018-06-02:

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2018-06-02: The Apple Watch is decked out for pride month. This...

2018-05-18: I know it’s not very San Franciscan of me, but...

2018-05-11: Amazing dinner tonight!!

2018-04-19: After visiting SF a million times and living here for...

2018-04-12: Tuesday San Bruno Ride. A few days late. #cycling #strava...

2018-04-01: The creepy things you find in SF.

2018-04-01: Sunday Funday ocean walk with Simon the Boston. #bostonterrier #funstonbeach...

2018-03-31: The rain sure greened up East Bay! #cycling #morganterritory #strava...

2018-03-30: I love Jumbo and Dog Friday at @strava!! #bigdog #dogfriday...

2018-03-30: Stava ride before work!! #sanfrancisco #cycling #strava #hawkhill

2018-03-28: Started the bike buildout tonight! Very thankful to have a...

2018-03-27: Beautiful ride this morning!! #specialized #strava #bayarea #sanbruno #earlytobedearlytoshred

2018-03-25: Fun day in Marin! #dirtriding #bayarea #cruz #strava #specialized #marin...

2018-03-23: We finally got a break from the rain so I...

2018-03-17: Three runs in one week. Hell has frozen over. 😈🔥❄️🏃#running...

2018-03-14: Beautiful night for a run along the bay. I also...

2018-03-11: Great weekend with family in town. We got to discover...

2018-03-10: Fog rolling in across the city. #karlthefog #bayarea #coittower

2018-03-09: This is my kind of Friday!!!

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2018-02-25: I love whatever these trees are that are blooming right...

2018-02-08:

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2018-02-07: Look what finally came in the mail! Worked hard for...

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2018-02-02: Friday morning bike rides along the coast are the best!...

2018-01-15: Simon loves his new t-shirt and wants to thank @eddie_a_sweet_schnauzer_loge...

2018-01-14: My little guy is so tired after the long weekend...

2018-01-14: It was a fun trip home but I’m excited to...

2018-01-11: Foggy morning, team Strava ride! #strava #cycling #bayarea #twinpeaks #werehiring...

2017-12-29: What a ride today. 110 miles on the bike. I...

2017-12-27:

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2017-12-25: Awesome day checking out the Sutro Baths.

2017-12-24: I’m pretty sure this is the first year I’ve ridden...

2017-12-23: Toured the Winchester Mansion today along with visiting Facebook and...

2017-12-23: #2017bestnine

2017-12-16:

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2017-12-14: Hawk hill with co-workers this morning. #nofilter #hawkhill #strava #wintersunrise...

2017-12-10: Last minute sight-seeing with @ddexheimer before he heads back to...

2017-12-07: Cold morning again atop San Bruno. #cycling #sanbrunomountain

2017-12-02:

2017-11-25: Fun times hiking on Mt. Tam with @wesleysimonsen today!

2017-11-24: Pacific ocean from my bike ride #cycling #mttamalpais #sorelegs #pacificocean...

2017-11-23: I worked my 🍑off to get up here. I’ll go...

2017-11-23: Happy 🍗 Day!! I’m super thankful for all the people...

2017-11-21: Good morning from San Bruno Mountain! #sanbruno #sanfrancisco #bayarea #strava...

2017-11-12: Beautiful day exploring with @wesleysimonsen and Justin! #pacificocean #sanfrancisco

2017-11-11: Little Simon basking in the sun. #bostonterrier #dogsofinstagram #monster

2017-11-10: Today’s ride was rainy AF. I guess it could be...

2017-11-07: These before-work rides never get old. #sanfrancisco #hawkhill #cycling #strava...

2017-11-05: Sunday Funday in wine country! #winetasting #wine #sundayfunday

2017-11-04: The view is always worth the climb. #sanfrancisco #bayarea #sfbay...

2017-10-28: Great ride today with @sweet_ux and @bmcsf! Great views and...

2017-10-26: A ride up Hawk Hill to see the sunrise before...

2017-10-21: I guess this spot will work for a small break!...

2017-10-21: Beautiful, smoke-free, day for the @aidslifecycle kick-off ride! Checkout the...

2017-10-15: Cycling is never going to get old here. Crossing the...

2017-10-12: My new used commuter bike.

2017-09-29: Kind of loving SF so far.

2017-09-29:

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2017-09-27: Out exploring the neighborhood. A BBQ/brewery two blocks away. I...

2017-09-26: Made it San Francisco. Couldn’t be anymore excited because our...

2017-09-25: Simon is beginning to wonder if the rest of his...

2017-09-25: More Nevada!

2017-09-25: Made it to Nevada!

2017-09-24: Somewhere around the South Dakota/Wyoming border.

2017-09-23: The move to San Francisco starts today. Day 1 of...

2017-09-22: Last day at Target!

2017-09-20: Going away donuts from my co-workers. Still love them though....

2017-09-10: One last ride out to the Saint Bonnie Bistro for...

2017-09-07:

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2017-09-02: Awesome ride today with the @birchwoodbiketeam!!! Despite getting pulled over...

2017-08-31: First event in US Bank Stadium! #minneapolis #minnesota #minneapolis #vikings...

2017-08-15:

2017-08-11: Great ride today despite the fog! #goldengatebridge #sanfrancisco #foggy #cycling...

2017-08-07:

2017-08-06: Chicken and Chorizo Paella tonight. #minneapolis #paella #nocheespañola

2017-08-05: By far the fastest century I’ve ever done with an...

2017-08-05: Tour de Tonka with 179 other 100-milers. Over 3500 other...

2017-07-15: New bike day! Im excited for my first CX season!...

2017-07-14: Oh road bike, you are a sight for sore eyes....

2017-07-08: Today we are at a soccer tournament for Grass Roots...

2017-07-08: Absolutely gorgeous morning at Victoria Falls!! #adrenaline #victoriafalls #zambia #bikezambia...

2017-07-08: Today we went swimming at the edge of the biggest...

2017-07-07: Walking straight towards us! #elephant #botswana #chobe #bikezambia

2017-07-07: I can’t decide if I like giraffes or elephants more....

2017-07-07: We saw many elephants today as well. #bikezambia #chobe #botswana...

2017-07-07: Met this guy just hanging out today.

2017-07-06: Double rainbow! 🌈 #victoriafalls #zambia #bikezambia

2017-07-06: Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the...

2017-07-06: No picture will ever do this place justice! It is...

2017-07-06: These little guys are so cute and such big jerks...

2017-07-06: As I did in 2013, I’ve met some spectacular people...

2017-07-06: If only every long bike ride ended with champagne and...

2017-07-05: You see many older girls taking care of the younger...

2017-07-05: Another village! #fightaids #zambia #bikezambia #cycling

2017-07-05: We visited many remote villages today. #cycling #bikezambia #zambia #fightaids...

2017-07-05: I’m going to miss seeing these happy little faces when...

2017-07-05: Hitting the dab! #nofilter #zambia #bikezambia #cycling

2017-07-05: Met this little boy out in a village today. He...

2017-07-04: The most amazing tree at our campsite tonight. #zambia #bikezambia...

2017-07-04: Beautiful African sunset! #cycling #bikezambia #zambia #nofilter

2017-07-04: The baobab trees of Zambia. #zambia #cycling #bikezambia

2017-07-04: To all my Bike Zambia donors: here is one way...

2017-07-04: Met these little guys on our stop today! The girls...

2017-07-03: 🇿🇲 Good afternoon Zambia!!! 🇿🇲 #bikezambia #cycling #zambia #fightaids

2017-07-03: Last night I splurged and upgraded from the tent. Well...

2017-07-02: Today we were able to spend time with the children...

2017-07-02: Typical rural village in Zambia. 🇿🇲 #bikezambia #cycling #zambia #fightaids...

2017-07-02: No ride melts the ❤️ more than hundreds of children...

2017-07-02: Riding through rural African villages today. #fightaids #zambia #cycling #bikezambia...

2017-07-02: Fellow bike riders in Zambia.

2017-07-01: Sugar cane fields of rural Africa. #bikezambia #cycling #zambia #fightaids...

2017-07-01: This guy had a rockin’ bike. It even had sirens...

2017-07-01: That shiny stuff on he road is molases between the...

2017-07-01: This young boy provided entertainment at our last pit stop....

2017-07-01: Awesome time meeting with ZHECT, one of the beneficiaries of...

2017-06-30: Claire and her amazing team go out of their way...

2017-06-30: Well hello there! Got closer to a giraffe than I’ve...

2017-06-30: Building my second Buffalo Bike! #zambia #worldbicyclerelief #wbr #bikezambia #cycling...

2017-06-30: The wonderful Bike Zambia 2017 riders!! We all just got...

2017-06-29: Finally got to camp. You can see my hut in...

2017-06-28: I’ve been on a lot of big planes before, but...

2017-06-27: I’m going to miss this little guy the next couple...

2017-06-25: Last ride until I’m in Africa! I did hills tonight...

2017-06-23: Fundraising Friday! This is the last Friday/weekend before I leave...

2017-06-21:

2017-06-15: World Bicycle Relief is one of the three beneficiaries of...

2017-06-12: In two weeks I will be going back to Zambia...

2017-06-05: Over 1000 miles logged for the year to get ready...

2017-06-03: Yep, we rode this to the bar. Saturday fun with...

2017-06-02: Spending some time riding and catching up with family up...

2017-05-27: Somewhere on the way to Scandia. #mplscycle #cycling

2017-05-13:

2017-05-12: Simon is enjoying a nice Friday night with me out...

2017-05-06:

2017-05-05: All checked-in and ready for another 100 mile bike ride...

2017-05-04: It’s so nice not having everything brown anymore. #spring #springisintheair...

2017-04-29: Mile 99 Selfie. #mplscycle #cycling #centuryride

2017-04-16: Another weekend of training for Zambia. Check out the link...

2017-04-16: Easter + Headwinds from Hell = Trails to myself. #minnesota...

2017-04-16: Ahhh Toto, I’ve got a feeling we aren’t in Minneapolis...

2017-04-12: This little monster turned 1 year old today. He has...

2017-04-09:

2017-04-09: Pre-rain ride. #fightaids #africa #zambia #fightpoverty #minnesota #mplscycle classy.org/mikebikeszambia

2017-04-08:

2017-04-04: If I haven’t said how much I love spring yet,...

2017-04-01: Best bike I’ve ever had!!! #specialized #roubaix #bikempls #cedarlake #cycling...

2017-03-27: Simon is loving sitting on the park bench enjoying the...

2017-03-18: First Minnesota bike ride of the year!!! #brrr #cycling #minneapolis...

2017-03-04: Tonight we did our annual sunset dinner which is one...

2017-03-03: Walking the malecón tonight. #pv #puertovallarta #malecon #sunset #nofilter

2017-03-03:

2017-02-28: The sunsets never get old here. #sunset #nofilter #pv #puertovallarta...

2017-02-21: Tiring day at daycare. He couldn’t even stay awake for...

2017-01-31: Life behind bars wasn’t so bad today. #cycling #arizona #bighills...

2017-01-30: Waterfall Trail at White Tank Mountains. #hikingadventures #hiking #desert #arizona...

2017-01-30: Beautiful trail at White Tank. #arizona #hiking

2017-01-27:

2017-01-21: More progress made on the drone. GPS, FPV camera, GoPro...

2017-01-03: One more drone pic before it gets loaded with more...

2016-12-31: Probably not going to win any soldering awards, but the...

2016-12-30: After spending time flying drones in Phoenix as well as...

2016-12-28: The jury’s still out on the new Christmas flannel. #bostonterrier...

2016-12-27: Un paseo en las noches de las luminarias.

2016-12-24: It’s 5 PM somewhere.

2016-12-03: We went blue and silver this year.

2016-11-06: “Daddy, that November sun is too bright!”

2016-11-05: I’m so happy it’s November and I’m out riding my...

2016-11-02: After a week of chaos, today was a good day....

2016-10-24: Simon says “Good Night”.

2016-10-16:

2016-10-16: Finally a sunny bike ride!

2016-10-15: Beautiful fall ride!

2016-09-23: Beautiful walk to dinner. #nofilter

2016-09-16: This little guy melts my heart.

2016-09-13: Simon’s best friend or worst enemy, depending on the second,...

2016-09-12: The Cartwheel Native (iOS/Android) team kicking off Fall National Week....

2016-08-27: Simon does love his new walking area. It will be...

2016-08-27: If you can’t find a shoe, the first place you...

2016-08-05: Yeah, I’m still not very impressed with the new stadium....

2016-07-14: Kind of hard to get work done when Simon insists...

2016-07-08: Simon wants to go for a ride! #dogsofinstagram #bostonsofinstagram #bostonterrier...

2016-07-04: Simon loves sticks. #bostonsofinstagram #dogsofinstagram #dogsofminneapolis #11weeks #bostonterrier

2016-06-29: Lego Bullseye. #target #bullseye #lego #legodog

2016-06-26: Sometimes it’s just easier to play in the toy box...

2016-06-23: Fun time tonight at Target’s pride kick-off. #takepride

2016-06-15: Someone went to doggy day care today and now they...

2016-06-11: Simon has this thing where he picks up a pine...

2016-06-11: Simon had his first bath today’! #dogsofminneapolis #8weeks #bostonsofinstagram #dogsofinstagram...

2016-06-07: Sleep. Play. Sleep. Play. Bite @wesleysimonsen’s lip. sleep. play. Sleep....

2016-06-06: Simon has been making friends all day. Every time he...

2016-06-05: Simon’s favorite spot is in between people’s feet.

2016-06-05: Simon says “Hello World”

2016-05-29: Beautiful night for dinner on the Mississippi River. #psycosuzies #mpls...

2016-05-26: This past weekend the little crane took down the big...

2016-05-24: Nice night for a baseball game. #baseball #mntwins #targetfield #minneapolis...

2016-05-18: Looks like I’ll be sitting by the pool this weekend!...

2016-05-18: A little late this year, but I finally got on...

2016-05-07: City -> Cornfields of Iowa -> City, all in one...

2016-05-06: We went by the new place to cheer me up...

2016-04-18: Tonight I made chimichurri for the first time. Yum, i’ll...

2016-04-14: Wow, this is probably the best Indeed brew I’ve had!...

2016-04-03: First time going into the condo today! #PortlandTower #DowntownMinneapolis #urbanliving...

2016-04-03: Love springtime!

2016-03-28: Stopped by the new place on my walk home tonight....

2016-03-20: I’m pretty sure @wesleysimonsen and I would have Mexican food...

2016-03-05: A little dinner on the beach.

2016-03-04: Not a bad view for a $50-dollar-a-night hotel room.

2016-03-03: Current invention in progress: a dog barking monitor that sends...

2016-02-27: Enjoyed the nice weather today by taking a long walk...

2016-02-05: Too cool for school.

2016-02-04: Mas Yunque

2016-02-04: El yunque rain forest.

2016-02-04: Spending the morning in the rainforest.

2016-02-03: Some random church in Old San Juan

2016-02-03: El Morro en viejo San Juan

2016-02-03: Hey buddy!

2016-01-24: The new condo is coming along. They are now building...

2016-01-22: When all the iOS engineers are in the office and...

2016-01-18: Monday.

2016-01-10: Starting my home automation project for 2016. Wes has named...

2015-12-31: #2015BestNine

2015-12-05: He actually sleeps. #bostonterrier #dogsitting #instadog

2015-11-29: Finally the parking levels are poured. Now they can start...

2015-11-26: The African rooftop animals aren’t impressed with the snow.

2015-11-23: Had one of the best meals of my life tonight....

2015-11-23: The view from the bathroom of our cottage.

2015-11-23: The rocks are much more red today. #nofilter

2015-11-23: Hiking at White Tank Mountains. #latergram

2015-11-22: Sunday morning hike in the desert.

2015-11-21: This is what the backpack of a tech geek looks...

2015-11-12: The iPad Pro is amazing for music. As is @forscoreapp...

2015-11-10: You’ve probably heard of upward-facing dog or downward-facing dog pose,...

2015-11-02: From here on out I will refer to these as...

2015-10-31: Someone’s having a lazy Saturday.

2015-10-25: Beautiful morning! I have a little bit of an industrial...

2015-10-24: Baby’s living it up tonight!!!

2015-10-24: My blood makeup flaked off and I’m not happy about...

2015-10-24: Kim Davis. AKA @emattmaass

2015-10-24: Halloween party tonight. #CantTalk #CantSmile #CantLaugh

2015-10-23: Reviewing electrical plans while enjoying my kind of pumpkin spice...

2015-10-19: Half the Pillsbury sign went up today. My place is...

2015-10-17: Today Wesley and I went for a hike in the...

2015-10-14: More of an aerial view of our new place. Next...

2015-10-14: Wesley hates mornings. This is how I found him after...

2015-10-11: Beautiful day for a motorcycle ride! Thankful that I have...

2015-10-10: Gorgeous sky tonight. #nofilter

2015-10-08: Come dance and sing for me Madonna. #rebelheart #GayestInstagramNightEVER!!

2015-10-08: This is insane!! We had nose-bleed seats and some usher...

2015-10-06: There’s not too many nights left to sit out by...

2015-09-29: The Schnauzer’s new treat jar. #PuppyUppers #johnathanadler

2015-09-27: We had so much fun last night going to dinner...

2015-09-25: Man I love this neighborhood. Another year to enjoy it....

2015-09-19: I’m cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs in my malt chocolate porter....

2015-09-18: It doesn’t look like much now, but this will be...

2015-09-16: Shakira was way better than whoever that Luke Bryan guy...

2015-09-16: Let’s get this meeting started!!!! Can’t wait! @target #FNM

2015-09-13: Beautiful night for a run.

2015-09-13: Bridge to home.

2015-08-30: Chocolate soufflés on Sunday night because…… why the hell not?...

2015-08-29: Made a kick-ass paella tonight.

2015-08-25: Wesley loves his new morning walks. Much better scenery.

2015-08-07: Exciting Friday night in the Fransen-Simonsen household. Cutting out to-scale...

2015-07-12: That was one hot parade to walk in. Time for...

2015-06-07: Super excited for the conference this week. #wwdc15.

2015-06-07: Back from Wine Country and getting ready for #wwdc15.

2015-06-06: We’ve taken some good wine to the coast and are...

2015-06-06: Another beautiful day in Wine Country.

2015-06-05: Pride Mountain Vineyards.

2015-06-05: The vineyards of Napa Valley!

2015-05-09: The Greenway in MPLS. The fast way to get from...

2015-04-21: Blanquito got detailed today. Unfortunately it was snowing when I...

2015-04-17: Look what came out of storage today. Added a backrest...

2015-04-07: Rainbow in Cupertino.

2015-04-05: Had a little extra time today so I thought I’d...

2015-03-23: Winter came back!

2015-03-21: Pretty night in Duluth, but very chilly.

2015-03-03: Wesley’s daily ritual of following the sun throughout the day....

2015-03-03: Possibly the last snowy day of the winter! #fingerscrossed

2015-02-15: My first attempt at paella turned out pretty well. I...

2015-02-07: Los Arcos on a beautiful day!

2015-02-04: Breakfast in the jungle in the city.

2015-02-03: Looks like it’s going to be a much better day...

2015-01-16: OK, so it’s more than just a wine bar, but...

2015-01-16: It doesn’t take @wesleysimonsen and I long to find a...

2015-01-16: Landscaping is very different here from Minnesota!

2015-01-16: My first time seeing an orange tree and eating one...

2015-01-09: Friday night flights to unwind.

2014-12-27: Fun night playing Mexican Train! Wine and apple crisp was...

2014-12-02: Now this is how you decorate a tree people!

2014-10-15: I forgot how well a relaxing night playing piano with...

2014-10-12: Another cool bike.

2014-10-12: I want one!

2014-09-27: I lied yesterday, tonight is probably the last outside dinner....

2014-09-26: I love rooftop dinners. This might have been the last...

2014-09-22: The trees are so beautiful before they turn ugly for...

2014-09-17: On a 1 to 10 scale of installation difficultness, this...

2014-09-14: Finally figured out how to make a tasty, all-natural, pumpkin...

2014-09-07: The basil has sprouted!! Hopefully the chives and cilantro are...

2014-09-06: Enjoying eating outside tonight with @wesleysimonsen. Our nights to do...

2014-09-01: It’s starting!!!!!! #pumpkineverything #lovefall

2014-08-08: While wandering around @target yesterday i discovered Chihuly glass. Chihuly...

2014-07-28: Beautiful evening in Stockholm!

2014-07-28: .@wesleysimonsen and I are spending some time at the Sweden...

2014-07-27: Another church in Finland.

2014-07-27: Sculpture in Helsinki. #nofilter

2014-07-27: Some remains of the Berlin Wall.

2014-07-27: This is a Lutheran cathedral in Berlin. I thought only...

2014-07-27: Probably the 15th palace we’ve seen on this trip!

2014-07-27: More Stockholm!

2014-07-27: Hanging out in Stockholm for the next couple of days....

2014-07-26: Lunch at an old distillery in Finland.

2014-07-19: Toured my first castle today. So cool!

2014-07-19: Best brunch ever today in Copenhagen!

2014-07-18: In Copenhagen now. Loving it way more than Paris!

2014-07-17: We spent four hours here today and I still didn’t...

2014-07-17: Eiffel Tower at sunset. #nofilterneeded

2014-07-17: .@wesleysimonsen and I will have this selfie thing figured out...

2014-07-16: Tonight we visited the Arc de Triomphe after dinner on...

2014-07-16: After many hours of traveling, we finally made it to...

2014-07-15: The travels to paris have begun!

2014-07-13: Suitcase death stare!

2014-07-13: Nothing makes the dog more mad/sad than suitcases.

2014-06-29: Fun times walking around today, but way too many people....

2014-06-29: I even have @wesleysimonsen representing!

2014-06-14: My adorable niece and my photo-bombing nephew.

2014-06-14: Really digging this 1800’s themed wedding! Antiques on all of...

2014-06-14: Lazy Saturday for the puppies.

2014-06-13: Enjoying the super nice weather today by working outside at...

2014-06-11: Day 3 at @target and I’m already on the GLBTA...

2014-06-03: Welsey refuses to look at a camera. It’s the weirdest...

2014-06-01: .@wesleysimonsen going old school today and talking on a flip...

2014-05-31: Nothing cures a salt craving like a big old bowl...

2014-05-28: Working out of @CoCoMSP today at the Grain Exchange Building!...

2014-05-26: Last step: consume and an after-dinner pomegranate mojito.

2014-05-26: Step 3: Before-dinner pomegranate mojitos. Remove tin foil, apply BBQ...

2014-05-26: Step 2: Take off smoker, wrap in tin foil w/...

2014-05-26: Step 1: smoke the ribs for three hours.

2014-05-18: Lake Pepin on a gorgeous day!

2014-05-18: Sunday Funday motorcycle ride!

2014-05-17: Kids: What’s calamari? Uncle Mike: Fancy fish sticks. Kids: Yum!!...

2014-05-17: Mr. Hat Trick himself. We won 13-0.

2014-05-17: Watching my nephew’s soccer game in the middle of nowhere....

2014-05-16: Fun times and lots of laughs hanging out with the...

2014-05-13: Today the motorcycle got a taller windshield and saddlebags.

2014-05-09: Safety First!!

2014-04-28: It sucks getting a new toy and then it rains...

2014-04-20: Awesome week of lunches ahead for me!

2014-04-20: Now we just need things to green up and some...

2014-04-19: The annual Easter egg hunt!

2014-04-19: Yummy ice cream cake!!!

2014-04-12: 18 hours of class this weekend!!

2014-04-06: Trying a crockpot chicken tonight. A @cleverkate recipe!

2014-04-05: Got my helmet and gloves today. I’m looking forward to...

2014-03-22: Now that GDC is done, I plan on reverting back...

2014-03-21: Awesome sushi last night!!

2014-03-18: One of my former employers and fellow Minnesota company is...

2014-03-18: Our booth at the GDC expo is amazing. Stop by...

2014-03-18: Day 2 of learning about developing games and showing other...

2014-03-17: After-work drinks on the 39th floor overlooking San Francisco!!

2014-03-16: Good evening San Francisco! I love high up hotel rooms!...

2014-03-06: When having company over, it’s imperative that you practice making...

2014-02-08: Afternoon Cappuccino. #iheartnespresso

2014-01-21: Wesley the dog is not happy that I made him...

2014-01-12: Awesome ceiling of upside-down kegs at The Freehouse. I wonder...

2014-01-06: “You want me to wake up just to go outside...

2014-01-01: Just kegged a batch of home-brewed Surly Cynic. I’m excited...

2013-12-28: Tonight I planted very tiny plants into very tiny two...

2013-12-28: Finally figured out my multimeter so I can measure resistors....

2013-12-26: My new office digs are awesome.

2013-12-21: Cards against humanity with friends. Life is good!!!

2013-12-21: Either there is a bug with the Kegbot or someone...

2013-12-19: Tonight I made Thai Chicken soup. Could have used more...

2013-12-14: Two growlers and one present wrapped in awesome paper. Bring...

2013-12-06: Our table’s fortune cookies tonight.

2013-12-06: The temp is going the wrong direction. On the bright...

2013-11-29: Tree is up, fire is going, and Christmas music is...

2013-11-23: Yoga at Fulton brewery. Great start to the weekend.

2013-11-17: Brewing some Surly Cynic, my first partial mash beer.

2013-11-16: The kegbot project is completed after fixing a leaky line...

2013-11-12: Three hours later and the kegboard, coster, and arduino are...

2013-11-12: Look what came today. Time to start soldering!

2013-11-10: Wes, the Dog Whisperer, playing Candy Crush this fine Sunday...

2013-11-09: At 612 for the first time!

2013-11-06: The pre-arduinofied kegerator.

2013-11-04: The beer selection is growing at the Fransen-Simonsen household.

2013-11-04: Go eff yourself weather channel.

2013-11-04: Pac-Man kind of day.

2013-11-03: Today I bottled 30 bottles of Zinfandel and 45 bottles...

2013-11-02: I wish our tree in the backyard would be this...

2013-10-30: I don’t know if I’ve ever been so excited about...

2013-10-26: Dangerous Man Brewery!

2013-10-26: Dangerous Man brewery!

2013-10-19: Trader Joes is heaven for a pumpkin lover!

2013-10-19: We finally got our new coffee table today. I’m pretty...

2013-10-15: Time for Wicked!!!

2013-10-13: Please tell me the 80s aren’t making a comeback.

2013-10-13: Connecting Trail

2013-10-13: Theo Wirth Park

2013-10-13: Theo With Park

2013-10-13: Theo Wirth Park

2013-10-13: Stone Arch Bridge

2013-10-13: Beautiful fall day for a bike ride.

2013-10-13: Beautiful fall day for a bike ride.

2013-10-11: Tonight I went out with friends and bought a ton...

2013-10-07: Some days it’s easy to get Wesley out of bed,...

2013-10-06: Pumpkin Ale. They’re almost all gone.

2013-10-06: One more sign of winter. We lit the fireplace for...

2013-10-05: Today seems like a good day to brew some Belgian...

2013-10-04: Tonight’s treat: an Android Kit Kat.

2013-09-30: Enjoying one of our last nice days before there are...

2013-09-29: Tonight’s experiment: chickpea and tomato curry with naan.

2013-09-28: My first Jonathan Adler piece: an elephant bowl.

2013-09-27: Enjoying one of my home-brewed pumpkin ales after a long...

2013-09-26: I found this sweet app this week for Mac and...

2013-09-25: Our first leaf has fallen. Winter is right around the...

2013-09-22: Wes is spending the evening wearing his Luma shirt and...

2013-09-22: The cards from last night. Target has to be making...

2013-09-13: This is how the code is starting to look after...

2013-09-12: Celebrating the launch of Luma. Having champagne for releasing really...

2013-09-08: It’s starting….. Everything is turning pumpkin and I love it!...

2013-09-07: Duolingo is one of the most addicting apps I have...

2013-09-06: One thing I don’t need is another tablet.

2013-09-02: Today we’re brewing chocolate covered beavr nutz beer.

2013-09-01: Went to the farmers to get fruit for jam, but...

2013-08-31: Now time for dessert!

2013-08-31: Playing one of my favorite games, Cards Against Humanity!

2013-08-25: Meet Lucy, our houseguest this week. She is easily one...

2013-08-25: First batch of beer (Pumpkin Ale) bottled. I can only...

2013-08-25: Scored some bike socks and trunks today!

2013-08-24: We lost our first game of Forbidden Island.

2013-08-22: Looks like I’ll be building another wine rack in the...

2013-08-18: Brewing some Happy Holiday Ale today.

2013-08-11: I’ve sat in this chair for a total of 6...

2013-08-11: It’s unreal how good this ice cream is!

2013-08-08: Not a bad harvest tonight!

2013-08-03: Saturday afternoon on the lake!

2013-08-01: Wedding night beverage of choice.

2013-07-24: Afternoon hike!

2013-07-24: Mendenhall Glaciar

2013-07-21: Leaving Seattle!

2013-07-21: Another view.

2013-07-21: Hanging out in the front of the ship!!

2013-07-20: Going to Chihuly Garden & Glass was so awesome it...

2013-07-14: Time to march in the Robbinsdale Whiz Bang Days parade!...

2013-07-13: Outdoor production of Annie.

2013-07-13: After being together for over seven years and not being...

2013-07-08: Interesting flight from Livingstone to Lusaka. You could see the...

2013-07-07: The safari in Botswana was awesome today. We saw a...

2013-07-05: Just finished the most physically and emotionally challenging ride I...

2013-07-04: Happy 4th of July from Africa!

2013-07-04: A sign in rural Zambia.

2013-07-04: Good Morning from Africa! #nofilters

2013-07-03: They don’t have these signs at the lakes in Minnesota!...

2013-07-03: The kids love the Polaroid pictures. This way instead of...

2013-07-02: Tonight’s accommodations are the best so far!

2013-07-02: A school sign along the route today.

2013-07-02: Day 4 complete. Much easier today than yesterday!

2013-07-01: Day 3 done! 73 kilometers of off-roading through rural Zambia....

2013-06-29: Another picture of the dam.

2013-06-29: A huge dam in between Zimbabwe and Zambia.

2013-06-29: Day 1 complete!

2013-06-28: Loading up the bus to leave Lusaka. Once out of...

2013-06-28: Time to build bikes!

2013-06-27: This hut is a bar and is only 100 feet...

2013-06-27: The hut I slept in last night.

2013-06-27: Today we visited WBR immediately after getting off the plane....

2013-06-27: After traveling for so long, we started making friendship brackets...

2013-06-26: The Frankfurt airport has all these random bikes you can...

2013-06-25: After five hours in Chicago, I am finally getting ready...

2013-06-24: Just in case there isn’t coffee available in Zambia.

2013-06-23: Spraying my clothes with crazy strong bug spray for Africa....

2013-06-21: Congrats to my dear friend Shivani on her wedding tonight....

2013-06-15: Wesley’s happy to have furniture again.

2013-06-10: Finally have our seats! #wwdc

2013-06-10: Upstairs we go! #WWDC

2013-06-10: The press is starting to setup.

2013-06-09: Outside Moscone West.

2013-06-09: Apple is now decorating the nearby buildings as well.

2013-06-08: Castro for dinner.

2013-06-08: View from my hotel room.

2013-06-08: The Clematis is starting to flower.

2013-06-02: This hanging plant I got for this summer has the...

2013-06-02: I don’t know what it is, but it is cool...

2013-06-02: Beautiful day in Minnesota! I didn’t even need to use...

2013-06-02: Best southwest omelet ever!

2013-05-30: Preparing for the ability to charge my devices in Zambia!...

2013-05-25: Pitstop #1 on ride.

2013-05-21: First attempt at pretzels.

2013-05-13: This week Wes and I are celebrating being together for...

2013-05-13: Inside the capital! #mnleg #time4marriage

2013-05-13: At the capital witnessing history! #time4marriage #mnleg

2013-05-11: Today we added some vines, lighting, and a fountain to...

2013-05-05: She always has been my extra special friend!!!

2013-05-05: Today’s Bike Zambia training ride. 15 of my favorite friends...

2013-05-05: Just planted the Earthbox for the summer. I planted cherry...

2013-04-29: Wesley is not a happy camper today.

2013-04-28: Next batch is complete. Diablo Rojo is a red blend....

2013-04-25: I love that my boss provides heated, secured, and reserved...

2013-04-24: Today’s challenge.

2013-04-22: Afternoon Nerf target practice.

2013-04-19: Next birthday gift - Bike wine charms!

2013-04-19: Thanks so much Wes for the best birthday present ever!...

2013-04-14: Here is final thing from Arduino weekend: A room monitor...

2013-04-13: Arduino weekend continues. I soldered my first electronic with this...

2013-04-12: First Arduino program written. A blinking light. Whoohoo!

2013-04-11: Charlie’s joining me as I read tonight!

2013-04-11: The wine is piling up and I have no idea...

2013-04-11: This is not how April should look. #justwannaridebike

2013-04-07: Just bottled 30 bottles of Pinot Noir!

2013-04-07: Ice, be gone already.

2013-04-07: The jerseys have been brought down from upstairs. Spring has...