Sweet Success

Let Them Eat Cake Yesterday marked the grand opening of Cake Eater Bakery, by two of my friends, in the Seward neighborhood of Minneapolis. And it was crazy crowded! Area residents and other local fans are definitely embracing this long-anticipated new venture. And you can embrace them too. Check out their site, follow them on […]

Battling Winter

Periods of Sunshine Winters in Minnesota can feel like they are dragging on and on endlessly. Residents here are faced with a choice. Hide and hibernate indoors until the Spring thaw, or face the elements and triumphantly overcome them. Sometimes with the element of surprise. Who expects such a riot of color and creativity on […]

See The Leaves

Falling Forward Weather in the Upper Midwest is always unusual. This year we enjoyed a particularly mild summer, followed by a somewhat intense Indian Summer but then it jumped straight to snow, like a record skipping a groove. Last week my son and I took our annual trek to Duluth, MN for his October school […]

Fall is My Favorite

Sunday Afternoon Adventuring It is officially Fall now and Fall in Minnesota is my favorite of all seasons. Today my son and I took a daytrip out to the lovely Big Stone Mini Golf in Mound, MN, before heading to the nearby Minnetonka Apple Orchards in Minnetrista. The weather was predictably unpredictable. Winds so strong […]

Art Party

Red Hot Art Festival 2009 This weekend – Saturday, June 6th & Sunday, June 7th – I will be sharing a booth with friends at Stevens Square Park in Minneapolis. We will be peddling our wares (framed photos, loose prints, photo postcards, jewelry, etc.) while enjoying live music, food from Asase Yaa, Holy Land and […]


Shining From the Inside Out Several months ago some close friends lost their apartment to an electrical fire. A lot of their things were destroyed or damaged but what they really lost was their cat, Henry. They’ve since settled into a new place but the “Fuck A Fire” benefit show was held on their behalf […]