July Blooming

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.

Another (death) Murder in Minnesota

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”

Valentine πŸ’

As many of you know, my sister Ginny struggles with dementia. Just before lockdown, one year ago, she moved to a memory care home blocks from the house she shares with her husband. I last saw Ginny in November 2019. My dear brother-in-law is a terrific support and sends photos of his visits. I wantedContinue reading “Valentine πŸ’”

Getaway!

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!”

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