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Summer Bucket List

Five activities on my summer bucket list, in no particular order: See a movie at a drive-in theater Take in a few Minnesota Twins baseball games (in spite of how absolutely awful they’re playing this year!) Go to Orchestra Hall with my daughter to hear Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana sing Broadway tunes (http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org/buy/tickets/browse-calendar/eventdetail/788/-/a-broadway-romance) Hike around Read More

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Midsummer Already???

If you’re like me, you can’t believe it’s midsummer already, especially if you live in Minnesota where our long-for-us winter seemed to last till mid-May. Spring made a very brief appearance, but I was too busy to notice. And finally this week, I have a breather. That’s when I noticed that summer’s already half gone! Read More

Chain of Mercy at Target Field

Chain of Mercy Visits Target Field

One of the things I enjoy about being an author is placing my characters in some of my favorite Minnesota locales. That’s something many of my readers have commented on–they’ve loved revisiting those sites in my book. One location that plays a significant role in Chain of Mercy is Target Field, the home of our Minnesota Read More

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Summer Bucket List

Our family always charges into summer with a to-do list that’s overflowing, and this summer is no exception. We always have grand plans, some of which we’ll follow through on, others we’ll regret not having made the time for. And it wouldn’t surprise me if we added to this list. So, before summer kicks the Read More

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First Sign of Spring

I live in Minnesota which is known for its cold and snowy winters. This winter has been rather mild–most of the storms have tracked south of the Twin Cities, and we’ve had very few days below zero. Right now our temperature is 30 degrees Fahrenheit, that’s practically balmy for a Minnesota February. And–people think I’m Read More

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1987 World Series Win – Now that’s a birthday present!

1987 was one of those unforgettable years for me; here are a few of the highlights: April–I became an aunt for the first time. August 8–I got married to Marvin! And we’re still very happily married. 😀 October 25–Armed with our Homer Hankies, we watched our Minnesota Twins beat the St. Louis Cardinals, winning the Read More