So I’m spearheading a trip to Minneapolis for tonight’s Yankees vs. Twins game. Four of us heading to Target Field and spending the night downtown. The original plan looked pretty fool-proof, but a couple of wrenches have been thrown into the mix. Apparently there is some kind of motivational speaking conference taking place at the nearby Target Center. This somehow adds 60,000 people to the equation. The seminar at the Target Center takes place during the day, or just before the baseball game begins. And now, after last night’s Twins game was delayed in the sixth inning, that game will resume at 4:00 this afternoon with our game to begin after. To put it mildly, there will be more than 100,000 people coming and going in a downtown radius of about four blocks. It’s probably a bad place for four rubes like us. Thank God the Timberwolves don’t have a game. That would add a couple hundred more people to the mix (insert laughter here.) Now that I think of it, seems like a good idea if the Timberwolves actually attended the motivational seminar. We four, on the other hand, don’t need it. We have plenty of motivation.