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Grandma’s Wood Burning Cookstove

Grandma at her cook stove. Don’t have a photo of her but this one conveys my memories, right down to the dress and hair bun.  This lady is missing the full-length apron and what I called Red Cross Shoes–lace-up oxfords … Continue reading

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Textile Blocks from India

Minnesota winters are not to be born anymore so my escape for many years has been Palm Springs, CA; it’s consistently warm with tremendous mountain views and a walkable, friendly community.  No matter where you go, you are bound to  meet either … Continue reading

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Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium

A Palm Springs CA must see is the Moorten Botanical Garden.  It’s an excellent way to become acquainted with desert flora and fauna.  And though I’ve been many times, there is always something new to discover. It’s a small garden, … Continue reading

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Honey Bon-Bons in St Paul

An April weekend in St. Paul, MN, has been an annual event for the past 20 + years,  ever since the American Craft Council moved a craft show to the River Centre in St. Paul. For the first time, a … Continue reading

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