5 Things People From Bismarck Mandan Can’t Believe I haven’t Done
I've been on the air in Bismarck Mandan now for quite a while and I've been a full-time resident for nearly 4 years.
After spending most of my life on the eastern side of the state (Grand Forks), I can't tell you how much I prefer living here. To be honest, when I go back home, it doesn't feel like home anymore. Nope, good ol' Lincoln, is my home now and I'm damn proud of living in the Bismarck Mandan area.
I ask you, just how Bismarck Mandan are you?
I myself have been to the desert. That's a whole lot of sand right? I've been to Buckstop Junction, I've been to Costco, I've been inside the Capitol, I've been to many Bismarck Bobcats hockey games, I've been on the very scenic Lewis & Clark Riverboat several times, and I've been to a Bismarck Larks baseball game a time or two.
However, there are 5 things that I have yet to do in Bismarck Mandan, that people are very shocked to find out that I haven't done yet since I moved here full-time. Maybe, you are like me and have missed out on a few of these. It's not like I don't want to do these things, just for whatever reason I haven't got around to it. Maybe I should make these 5 things a priority this spring and summer. Check them off my Bismarck Mandan bucket list if you will.
So, without further ado, these are the 5 things I have yet to do in Bismarck Mandan.
#1 I've never been to a rodeo or bull riding event.
This may seem strange to many of you. It's not like I don't want to go to one, just growing up on the eastern side of the state, we just don't see many rodeos coming to town.
#2 I've never eaten at Chic-fil-A in Bismarck.
I've tried, but will that drive-thru line ever be less than a 30-minute wait? I've eaten at one several times in other places.
#3 I've never been to Huff Hills.
I really want to go. I'm actually a fabulous skier. At least in my mind, I am, but as a hockey Dad, my winter weekends have usually been spoken for the last 15 years.
#4 I've never been to Raging Rivers in Mandan.
I have no excuse for this one, as it's right by where I work. Now, that I'm working on getting rid of my dad's body, I may have to break out the guns this summer.
#5 I've never been to a Buggies & Blues event.
I've heard what a party it is. I've got a lake cabin and we are usually at the lake during this event every year. I may have to make it a point to stay home this year and check it out.
How about you? How many of these 5 have you never done? Am I the only one?
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