A Thanksgiving sunset over Lake Harriet

A Thanksgiving sunset over Lake Harriet

The sun set brilliantly over Lake Harriet yesterday as we took a brisk post-meal, pre-dessert walk. I am grateful for beautiful sunsets and people who appreciate them as much as I do. I am also grateful for a quirky daughter who set brilliantly the dinner table in her Minnesota apartment with astonishingly delicious, mostly foraged [...]

Jump around! Jump around!

Jump around! Jump around!

Joy exploded like a fireworks encore when we all finally got together to celebrate the marriage of our son Charlie and daughter in-law Tara. Patience, planning and expert production resulted in this cool juxtaposition of a gorgeous pastoral ceremony and an elegant, hopping dance floor that throbbed with memories and fun. We were all so [...]

A billion beams of sunlight and a shining birthday boy

A billion beams of sunlight and a shining birthday boy

Today, at 11:15 (UTC) an astronomical phenomenon will occur that will result in 99% of the earth's population experiencing sunlight. Also, today at 11:37 (CST) Charlie Biskupic turns 35-years old. Coincidence? Hardly. I think the whole world should be sunny on the day my oldest son celebrates his birthday. It sure felt that way the [...]