Tag: lake minnetonka

Winter walks

Temperatures during our visit to Minnesota hovered around 10° F (-12°C) but we still managed to get out for walks almost every day. That’s Anthony on a frozen, SNOW-FREE Lake Minnetonka. It’s unusual for the lake to be frozen with no snow on top. These…


Mound, Minnesota circa 1950 This is how we roll where I come from; let the babes loose in the snow and let them figure it out. And yet despite my lifelong training, I almost managed to break my head last night on the Berlin sidewalks….

New sheriffs in town

Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota, 1952 I saw a ghost from my balcony on Friday evening. Dusk was underway and no one was out—except for one really short, old-fashioned ghost (you know, the huge white sheet with cutout eye holes kind). The ghost was kicking its way…

Out at the lake

At the moment, the talk of the town in Berlin is going to the lake: What lakes are the best for swimming? What lakes are the least crowded? Good questions because truth be told...I am a lake snob. My trip to the Schlachtensee a couple...
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