In 1992 I graduated from St. Thomas and began employment with Carlson Companies. My weekends in Alexandria during the summer were relegated to beating the rush northwest on Fridays and departing late on Sundays for the drive back to Minneapolis/St. Paul. If you love the water, it is tough to leave Alexandria or any other lakefront community and I was always laced with a little depression late on Sundays during the summer. So, with that in mind and sitting lakeside on a Monday evening looking south across Lake Darling at the end of a windy day, I am adding a minute of ‘lake time’ for those of you that are back at work this week away from the lake.