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Being Norwegian

Rain has re-entered my life. First the unusual cloudy days, many including at least a few raindrops, before I left New Mexico for Minnesota a week ago. 311 more words


Say goodbye to one of the wettest Mays on record in Minnesota

Although it will end with sunny weather this weekend, May has been a wet month for much of Minnesota.

According to MPR, Minnesota experienced its fifth consecutive wetter-than-average May – and in some parts of West-Central Minnesota there was actually record-breaking levels of rainfall. 384 more words


Minnesota Somalis: 'We would rather be in Somalia'

Or, at least in a country that follows shariah law!

That is the gist of the comments a film maker received from several young Somali men and women interviewed on the streets of “Little Mogadishu” (aka Minneapolis) recently. 334 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

MMOD: Curbside Bandit's "Misery" (Bonus! "Hidden")

Here’s your Minnesota Musician of the Day!

She’s got a voice like leather and velvet combined.

Whitney Hicks and her mind-blowing voice front this local indie rock/pop band (and yes, her voice is big enough to get its own mention). 43 more words


Blue Flag Iris

The previous owner of this house left us with a lovely and overgrown array of flowers and shrubs in a contained garden that one must climb into in order to work. 141 more words

One Year Anniversary Ponderings...

I haven’t posted in quite some time, and I’m disappointed about that fact.  I want to blog regularly, but time and substance escape me these days.  771 more words