Category Archives: Managing Minneapolis

People Who Need People

The Buddhist teacher Pema Chodron advises us to cultivate curiosity, to promote loving kindness in ourselves so that we extend it to others. Even to strangers, which is why I smile or say hello to the most disheveled people walking … Continue reading

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Almost in Maine

Beating my man three straight times at Bananagrams was a good sign. Unheard of! I taught him how to play and he took off, beating me all the time. Training for game nights on our upcoming week with my kids … Continue reading

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The Glorious Guthrie

Iconic in its history as the chosen professional theater miles from Broadway, the Guthrie Theater dwells in kindness and joy. What a concept! It’s a premiere arts organization that treats patrons and staff with gratitude. The Guthrie opened in Minneapolis … Continue reading

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From Place to Place

Living in three different parts of this country has been a life luxury. Visiting all fifty states has been an education, like getting a Ph.D. in U.S. Travel. My latest trip, to Santa Barbara, California, with my new love, merged … Continue reading

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Techno-Bullshit No More

I don’t know about you but free online deals entice me. Now I realize they can only come to no good. Whether it’s Hulu or Door Dash, The New York Times, or search engine optimizers, I’m done. Remember the old … Continue reading

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A little bit of power

I must pass my Minnesota Class D knowledge test, which wasn’t easy. Previously, I failed it three times Maybe that was because I hadn’t fully studied the driver’s handbook. Ya think? Perhaps recalcitrant me thought, I’m not going to do … Continue reading

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SOMETHING NEW IN 2022!

I’m looking for more work from home. The fabulous Guthrie Theater is on hiatus till March due to covid. So I’m thinking… Do you know anyone who needs a top-notch editor (ME!)? Have you thought about starting a blog? You … Continue reading

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Book Power in Minneapolis

Walking around Lake of the Isles last week I pulled my scarf up over my mouth. I’d never done that before but that’s how they do here. I’m starting to feel like a local, as my scarf blocked the cold … Continue reading

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Kid Zones

A whirlwind hit the Minnesota Children’s Museum around 11 a.m. yesterday morning. Foss, my nearly five-year-old grandson, pushed the button to open the museum’s doors. Like a puppy sniffing his way around he was hell-bent on running into every corner … Continue reading

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Why does it take so long?

A balanced life is knowing that most of it is over, without morose or dwelling in the useless land of regrets. “A Balanced Life” is the name of a Pilates website I follow. Young Robin Long, the mother of four … Continue reading

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