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A Walk Around Lake of the Isles = Minneapolis Lakes & Summer in the Northland

This week I have read many recipes from the contributors to Fiesta Friday looking for some inspiration for the menu for this summers Pot Luck – Everybody Cooks.   268 more words


Where are the hyacinths?

I have just read the Southwest Journal’s article on Linden Crossing:


As expected, the height variance to five stories was approved by the committee over majority opinion in Linden Hills. 219 more words


The Voices Dying with a Dying Flutter; or, Without Apologies to Either T. S. Eliot or Heddon Lures

The lakes here in Minnesota attained the liquid phase a couple of months ago. The storms have relented, and I have been able to get out from time to time for some fishing. 903 more words


Ain't Nothin' Says a Feller Cain't Learn Nothin'

Thish hyar ole hillbilly aint much fer beleevin in thangs other foaks sez. Foaks’ll tell yuh, “Thish hyar sham pooh will make yore hair shannier and git ewe more wimmen then ewe kin shake a stick at.” 455 more words


Feeling a Bit Under the Water; or, Objective Correlative, Defined; or, Pathetic Fallacy, Defined

I haven’t been doing much photography of late. I have been, for various reasons, in a bit of a blue spell, and not in a Picassovian* manner. 134 more words


Impression XXIII

Yesterday’s photo reminded me of another picture I had taken a few years ago, also of water, clouds, and a skyline. This is Minneapolis, one of my favorite cities, seen from Lake of the Isles.


Memorial Weekend Foursome

May 23, 2014 – Like most things that ultimately aren’t that important/significant, I spent way too much time hemming and hawing over what fly rod to purchase before settling on Bass Pro Shops “New White River Fly Shop Heat” 7-8 wt. 1,014 more words