I love these vinyl floorcloths! It was always a favorite passtime of mine in Berlin to keep an eye out for open apartment building doors. The main reason was to get a peek at the tile flooring, which often looked exactly like these! They come in a variety of sizes and can be used indoor … Read More
In July, I met two friends for a weekend on Lake Superior’s north shore. Highlights included: Taking a picnic lunch out on the lake’s massive, smooth rocks for an afternoon of drawing next to the water. Lots of smoked fish. A key to the woodshed, which resulted in endless fires in the field stone fireplace. … Read More
Some sketchbook entries from summer’s hangout highlights.
In addition to leading unusual walking tours all over the Twin Cities, urban geographer and historian Bill Lindeke writes an ongoing series of guidebooks about dive bars in the Minneapolis/St Paul area. They serve as histories of neighborhood meeting places and reflections of the communities they serve. Purchase a copy here
This pristine river runs right through the city.
Notes from a talk at the Hennepin History Museum.
A weekend in San Francisco: Oysters at the Hog Island Oyster Co, lindy dancing in the park, rainy days in the cottage!
Celebrating New Year’s Day by watching the sun rise.
Solar eclipse, winter car camping, Berlin, paddle boarding—here are the highlights from 2017!
Nye’s Polonaise: one of 37 piano bars in Minneapolis in 1974