Last night I joined some family members for a mid-summer baseball game at Target Field, home to the Minnesota Twins. I’m not that interested in baseball unless the Twins are winning, which they are definitely NOT doing this year, but I really wanted to see the new stadium. The stadium is fantastic–love that […]
I realize that Christmas was almost two weeks ago, but I have a little Christmas story anyway. A few years back, we started a new Christmas tradition at Gracewood Cottage. After putting together a traditional Thanksgiving dinner cooked at home, we decided to order a Sheik’s Platter from The Holy Land Deli and Bakery, one […]
This afternoon I went for a walk in the park near my mom’s place. Not only did Roseville get all it’s streets cleared, it also got the walking paths in the parks cleaned off. Now that’s community service!
This morning when I woke up, the first thing I did was to look outside to see if the blizzard that the weather forcasters had been warning us about all day Friday had materialized. It had, and I was thrilled. I love snow and had been hoping, (not so secretly, much to the annoyance of […]
Earlier this week my mom, sister, and I took a trip up to the gorgeous North Shore of Lake Superior for a couple days R&R. It was typical June weather up there — cold and wet! Yesterday it was pouring cats and dogs when we set out for the drive home. The wind and the […]