Gaile and I have been friends for over 40 years. She just got her Medicare card and I am in hot pursuit of mine…only one more year. We met up today for lunch and a ramble around St. Paul, MN. We had not seen one another for almost two years. Covid and life… It wasContinue reading “A Best Friend”
The garden is glorious, fireworks sizzled in the neighborhood and there are new places to explore in the Twin Cities. We are cautious (Covid) but hopeful… Garden! Pop!! Explore: Malcolm Yards is a new development in Minneapolis near the University of Minnesota. The Yards are also adjacent to O’Shaughnessy Distilling Company.
We are in the midst of a prolonged period of heat and definitely enjoy cooler moments on the porch and patio!
Pictures from the journey.
Guns, pandemic, insurrection. This is our world. I started reading Flynn Berry’s new novel yesterday, set in Northern Ireland in the time after The Troubles…and then, I heard the news that a Black motorist was shot and killed in suburban Minneapolis. These are our Troubles. They are not new. They are not unique. The DerekContinue reading “Another (death) Murder in Minnesota”
Greetings of the season to all our dear WP friends. Wishing you all a peaceful, healthy holiday and New Year.
We are adjusting to life without Dylan the Tabby and appreciate the hope of President-elect Biden. The virus is raging in Minnesota, however, so caution is still the rule. Bagheera is finding his way with the help of a glorious cat-cave that we got him as an early Christmas gift ❤.
We decided it was time to take a break from all the insanity and Afton State Park Minnesota was a perfect respite. Fall is definitely in the air! The park is gorgeous with plenty of places to hike and birdwatch- also spend a night or two in a cabin, tent or yurt. If apple dessertsContinue reading “Getaway!”
Flower close ups! Is this the garden’s last hurrah?