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”
Flower close ups! Is this the garden’s last hurrah?
I wanted to share a few images from a 4 mile walk around our neighborhood. W7th strong! The first picture is of two small business owners about whom I have blogged over the years (7th Street Tattoo, 7th Street Barbers). Also pictured is Shamrock’s Pub and Schmidt Brewery Complex and Keg and Case Market.
When will we learn? My cities (St Paul and Minneapolis) are, literally, on fire. “No justice, no peace.” We demand justice for the murder of George Floyd. Curfews are in place. Peaceful protests continue. We walked through our neighborhood this afternoon. A very different place. The world has seen the images. Cities around the countryContinue reading “A Community Despairs”
Life is terribly odd right now as most everyone around the world is aware. What follows are a few photographs of life at home in St. Paul, MN, as we adjust.
We have had a wonderful week enjoying local sights and tastes! A true “staycation”, we explored places in Minnesota and Wisconsin, including hiking in Carpenter Nature Center and trying out a new breakfast spot in St. Paul: Hope Breakfast. Carpenter Nature Center has two campuses: the 425-acre Minnesota Campus with more than 10 miles of hiking trails and, justContinue reading “The Staycation is Winding Down”