Our times (responsorial)
In response to Kathy S. of St. Paul’s memoir about her career in Guy World, here’s Birdwatcher in La Crescent: “Before women’s equality, back in 1962, I was working for a large insurance company that was located next to the first Target store, in Roseville.
Continue reading “It was 1962. She loved her job. Why’d she quit?”
Our flora, ourselves
Mounds View Swede reports: “I do not know what kind of flowers are in the first two photos taken at the Ramsey County compost site in Mounds View . . .
Continue reading “There’s nothing like a little compost site to make for beautiful flowers!”
Now & Then
Gregory J. of Dayton’s Bluff: “I collect vintage local postcards and like to take photos of the subjects featured on them. This isn’t always possible due to the speed at which buildings and other structures are destroyed in the Twin Cities. Sadly, the postcards often outlast whatever is portrayed on them.
Continue reading “The years haven’t been kind to the mermaid of Como Park!”
The Permanent Family Record
Kathy T. writes: “These photos are of my grandfather, Albin Moe. He is the soldier on the right in the first photo, probably 17 years old.
Continue reading “The life and “death” of one tough Scandinavian!”
Till death us do part
Including: Penny wise . . .
Wicki-Yah reports: “In spite of his reputation, Harley Man is quite the homebody. Once he and his Harley get home from work, it is difficult to move him off the couch.
Continue reading “An evening with Harley Man, Mr. Cheap, the Sweets Guy, and Mr. Couch Potato!”
The Hat People
Or: Know thyself!
Norton’s mom of Eau Claire, Wisconsin: “Subject: I’ve become one of ‘those’ people.
“It is a sad, sad day.
Continue reading ““It is a sad, sad day” when you realize: “I’ve become one of ‘those’ people”!”
Gee, our old La Salle ran great!
The Radio Years Division — including: Ah, the smell of it!
Pooh Bah of Rochester writes: “Bloomington Bird Lady’s submission on ‘Let’s Pretend’ brought back some good memories.
Continue reading “Is there a better smell than baking yeast breads laced with cinnamon and butter?”