Glory to Ukraine! Today’s rally at the capital in St. Paul, MN provided people from all over the Twin Cities a chance to gather in solidarity. Speakers included religious leaders within the Ukrainian community; the Governor and Lt. Governer of MN, Tim Walz and Peggy Flanagan; and the Minneapolis Mayor, Jacob Frey, who is ofContinue reading “Rally for Ukraine 🇺🇦”
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!
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 went in search of Fall; a local junket to Lilydale and Pickle Lake, parkland adjacent to the Mississippi in St. Paul.