Playing in the Snow

February 22, 2010Minneapolis, minnesota

Long Lake, MN The weather has been fantastic: bright, blue, sunny skies. We played in the snow yesterday morning. It is so deep and fluffy that his toy kept getting lost in it.

Visiting My Grandparents

February 21, 2010Minneapolis, minnesota

Mound, Minnesota My grandparents bought an old summer cottage in 1949 and renovated it in 1957. They still live there today. Only minor things have been changed since the fifties. Clockwise: Hallway, Bathroom, Kitchen

MSP Arrival

February 19, 2010Minneapolis, minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota I’m in Minneapolis. The sun is shining and the snow is deep and white. I pulled a way amateur move yesterday and came within minutes of missing my flight to Minneapolis (and this gorgeous evening sunset from above). Believe me, it had all of the elements of airport horrors: long layover, slow realization … Read More

Autumn on the Farm

October 25, 2009Minneapolis, minnesota

We spent what was arguably the last nice day of Fall at my aunt and uncle’s place. We walked in the woods, had a fire outside and watched the sun go down.

Happy Place

June 23, 2009minnesota, Travel, USA

I feel so lucky to have had two such fantastic weekends away in a month. As an added bonus (because of my geographical positioning and timing) I was able to see lilacs and lupine in bloom in three different locations. I also loved it that the places I stayed, both on Lake Superior and Amrum, … Read More


June 21, 2009minnesota

I spent the morning with Metro on my own private rock beach, not a soul in sight.

The North Shore

June 19, 2009minnesota

Above is a painting of the cabin we are staying at on the North Shore of Lake Superior. It is a log cabin, built in the 1920’s. There is a massive fireplace that two people could easily fit into and enough little details to keep a looker busy for days. My bed is in the … Read More