There is new stock at Practical Goods, so I updated pictures from the store! PRACTICAL GOODS, owned by Wendi Ward, has been a local business fixture since 2002. An offshoot of her interest in historical reenactment and the fur trade, she amassed a huge collection of trading post blankets and memorabilia and decided it was timeContinue reading “Practical Goods or The Shop Around the Corner: Update”
Thank you for a reason to post a favorite pic taken while hiking in Waimea Canyon…would love to feel the embrace of this green again soon!
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”
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!
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”