With any luck, I’ve captured the official last snowfall of the year. On the left are images from my morning walk on Tuesday, while on the right are scenes from my morning walk on Friday. It’s been an odd week to say the least. We did our fair share of groaning at last week’s snow […]
| Minneapolis, Photography, Spring, Winter
One year in, and I’m still walking. Sometimes I even bring my “real” camera along. I’m starting a new photography class next month and I’m excited to learn more, this time with a borrowed digital SLR… a real real camera. Wish me luck!
| Minneapolis, Snow, Winter, winter photography
Tom and I walked at Wood Lake Nature Center on Sunday. This was our second time there, the first over Memorial Day in May 2011. There were no turtles in sight yesterday (they are in brumation this time of year, so I learned), but we did find an array of winter textures and a few chickadees.
| Nature Center, Richfield Minnesota, Walk, Winter, Wood Lake Nature Center
We’re not accustomed to visiting the May farmers market the morning after some (very slight) snowfall, but the morning’s bright blue skies were enough to encourage us to hop on our bikes and head down to the Midtown Farmers Market. Though old man winter has stretched out one shivering, icy finger in a desperate attempt […]
| Lettuce, Midtown, Mutton, Seasonal, Spring, Strawberries, Winter
The season at the Midtown Farmers Market officially ended in October, though some obsessive hoarding and a special winter market before Thanksgiving kept us supplied with fresh local produce into the beginnings of winter. Eventually though, we ate our way through our fresh supplies, leaving only a few cans of pickles and tomato sauce as […]
| Local, Seasonal, Squash, Storage, Winter
Thanks to the Monday holiday, Tom and I have today, tomorrow, and Monday off. This time last year we were headed to Red Wing, MN; this year we’ll be exploring the Twin Cities. With a couple of pairs of rented skis, the plan to stay in town is shaping up pretty well. We’ve light-breakfasted (on granola), […]
| Breakfast, Skiing, Weekend, Winter
While walking from our place to a new favorite coffee shop, I spotted a crop of kids just out of school enjoying the warm weather. This is how winter was meant to be! If only we had our own ice skates…
| City, Minneapolis, Outdoors, Park, Seasons, Winter