Advice, Tips, Blogs and Highlights

Here's a collection of fun and useful blogs for your enjoyment
Need to Contact Me?

My Norhian-Project Covered by Local Paper

Thanks to Jerry Smith and Kaylin Hreha for the interest in my little spring project.  Kaylin interview me last week for this article and it ran last Saturday.  I also wanted to thank Kathy Ness at the Library for assisting in the coming-and-going of Norhians and Hayes...

Stock Car Races Featuring Local Personalities

Shakopee, Minn. (Aug. 1, 2011) – The celebrity “Race for Courage” was held Sunday, July 31, at Raceway Park in Shakopee, Minn. Eleven local celebrities got behind the wheels of stock cars to race against each other in a fun and speedy “awareness driver” for Cars for...

I Just Scanned Every Northfield Yearbook Since 1877

That's right.  It took me about 3 months of scanning, but I did it. I always wanted to somehow harvest all of the names and faces in a yearbook, but with Facebook and new digital ways, it seemed a waste to have this "social resource" sitting on the shelf. How many...

The best words a Dad could hear (Re-Post)

I few weeks ago I took my daughter Rylie to the Mall of America during the day for a father-daughter outing. I had taken off the day and she was on spring break. We went to eat at the "Rainforest Cafe" and then to the "Underwater World Adventures" then to the...

Happy Anni-Birthday Mom and Dad, Dad

Thought I'd re-post these videos I put together on my Dad's behalf a year ago for their 40th anniversary. Happy B-Day Dad and Anniversary to my parents. We love you guys! 20 Things Al learned from being married for 40 years from Tim Freeland on Vimeo. Al and Sonja...

Grandma Esta Freeland-Cox; The gift of quilt

My Grandma Esta Freeland-Cox has spent many many hours with a quilting needle in her hands during her 96 years.  It’s been a source of entertainment, socialization and crafting for years.  When I was very young Grandma Esta told me that I’d receive a hand made quilt...

Rylie’s Valentines-Day-Tea tribute to my Dad

Rylie picked my Dad, Al Freeland, as the focus of this years "Valentines Day Tea" presentation in her 2nd grade class in Farmington.  They worked for a long time writing these poems and rehearsing for this show.  I've clipped together the video below to highlight her...

Mauer close encounter

A few weeks ago we had the Minnesota Twins annual Winter Caravan stop through Northfield.  At work, we're a broadcast affiliate and get a visit each year.  We were surprised when we learned that this years tour included MVP super-star homeboy Joe Mauer!  They went...

I was the “Mystery Reader” for Rylie today

I had the opportunity to knock on the 2nd grade door of Mrs Goodwin's class today around 3:10 to surprise Rylie as the weekly "Mystery Reader".  Rylie introduce me and told her classmates about me and I performed a magic trick prior to reading them a book about Santa...