Tag Archives: Minnesota Winter

Thoughts At the Close of the Year 2020 = “One Brings Sorrow and the Other Brings Joy” – A Winter View

On Monday I drove by Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis. There were skaters dotted across the smooth ice. The wind was 35 miles per hour. Continue reading

Posted in animals, Art Work, Dog Portraits, environment, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Freezing Thursday – February Up North = Minus 29℉ /Minus 24℃

The other day, my Carolina friend asked me “How do you do it?” LOL. I replied.  (It was 27 degrees F – almost jacket weather) Then I thought about “How do you do it?”. Sunday it snowed, which means it … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Architecture, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The I Survived Arctic Weather Soup Dish – Along with a few million other people

My last two posts were about the weather, climate change and the Polar Vortex. Well,  I am here to tell you that I survived arctic conditions without even leaving the house. Yup. No lie. Continue reading

Posted in Food Humor, Slow food and art in the kitchen, Soup, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Graceful: Weekly Photo Challenge

Graceful  Winter Walk II On a winter walk A white squirrel perched in a tree notch. Arching branches swirl overhead gracefully. A little spy, White sun on its tail looks down at home protected by the arms of nature.     … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Architecture | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

70 Inches of Snow = Dreams of Far Away Desserts + Reiska Bread Recipe

Spending time locked up in winter, I cooked high carb meals and dreamed of fancy white tablecloth restaurants in a far away land that served lovely desserts, which by the chef’s request I had to eat. Continue reading

Posted in Quick Breads, Slow food and art in the kitchen, Yeast Bread | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment