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 [...]

An abundance of Katherines and Mollys and Eds

An abundance of Katherines and Mollys and Eds

Sometimes, all it takes is an abundance of Katherines and Mollys and Eds to turn a drizzly October weekend into something so enjoyable you hardly notice when the best franchise in the whole NFL plays one of its worst football games in recent memory. Yikes. But, even the growing cacophony of one annoying but well-deserved [...]

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 [...]