When we leave a place behind, we lose a life. Friends. Places. Patterns of living. … Weather. Continue reading Same planet, different worlds, Jan. 17
Adapting to a Red River Valley winter is a true feat (haha), so today I’m sharing how my family is adapting in the foot department. Continue reading Winter in Minnesota: happy feet
A gaggle of skiers, winter’s first fall and the truth about our canine companion … Continue reading Snow report
Holiday gifting can bring up questions of “enough-ness” — and an understanding of what the stuff is really about. Continue reading Your heart is enough
Matrimonial bars are basically the un-Christmas cookies … but sooo good. Continue reading Undercover Christmas cookies
This week, with temperatures dipping near zero, I put my Minnesota-ness to the test. Continue reading You can get cold again
In 2020, regular days are worth celebrating — and why not celebrate with some easy homespun sushi? Continue reading MacGyvered sushi (recipe)
Leaving our dog in the care of my mother-in-law forced me to recognize the futility of one of my most highly developed skills: worrying. Continue reading What, me worry?
When you’re asked “how are you,” what do you say these days? Sometimes I’ve answered, “Held together by duct tape.” But, big picture, that’s not really what’s holding me together … Continue reading How are you?
Living back in my home state, I’m listening for the greatest hits of the Minnesota vernacular. Continue reading Different