Good Morning, Afternoon, or Evening WordPress family!! Today is a very special day. Non-profit organizations all across the state of Minnesota are raising money, which will be matched, to support the wonderful work they do. I am so proud to help Earle Brown Elementary in north Minneapolis, MN. 1300 children attend this school, many ofContinue reading “GiveMN Earle Brown Elementary Cool Kids!”
Nice day on the porch…mamakat too busy writing or WHATEVER… NO PHOTOS WE SAID! TALK TO THE PAW!
Perhaps I am cheating on this one?? Renewal, for me, means quitting my serious job at age 54 and doing things I really want to do! I created a photo collage. In the photo: me, at age 7 (lots of ideas!), the sea turtle (my honu friend), photo cards from W7th Freelance, a children’s bookContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge November 9th Renewal”
The plane seems to pitch and roll, noise fills the interior and the shouts of the men are deafening. Enemy fire tears holes in the cabin. We are hit! Flames leap past the windows. A green light guides them to their destiny. Jump! Jump now! A voice covers a new silence, informing me that allContinue reading “WWII, Dad, MN History Center and Discovery”
Helping Victims of Sandy.
A little Wordless Wednesday post, starring Dylan, Tabby Cat Cool-
The 920 block of Selby Avenue, in St. Paul, MN, is the heart of a neighborhood. Golden Thyme Coffee Cafe , Bouquets by Carolyn, and Obama Campaign Headquarters comingle in this short stretch of brick and mortar between Milton and Chatsworth. “Mayor” Mychael Wright and wife Stephanie, owners of Golden Thyme are prominent figures in theContinue reading “Golden Thyme Cafe, Bouquets by Carolyn: A Selby Avenue Ramble, St. Paul, MN”
Saint Paul, MN developed a water themed park fronting the Mississippi a few years ago, featuring twin fountains. They look like giant arms atop stoney pillars; water flowing and splashing 20 feet to the earth below. On really hot days you can wade in the pool created beneath, or stand under the cascading stream!
While hiking, I heard- then spotted a woodpecker.. by the time I had the camera at the ready- well this is what I shot. At the time I thought I had lost a moment. Turns out, it may be a moment realized?!
Playing tourist in one’s hometown can be an inexpensive and rewarding junket. On a recent October day, I decided to do just that! My first destination was the Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Strolling through the garden, I checked out art I remembered and new installations of note. Perhaps most recognizable, and photographed,Continue reading “Loring Park, Sculpture Garden, & Loring Kitchen & Bar: Minneapolis, MN October 2012”