Category Archives: Minneapolis

The house, she is sold (fingers crossed)!

We have a signed purchase agreement from the buyers, all cash offer, $30K over the listing price, no contingencies, closing on September 16! Hallelujah! Technology has made the real estate market way more fun than it used to be. Example: … Continue reading

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Things on a Thursday.

First of all, have you heard about Umbrella Man*? The St Paul police have issued a warrant this week for his arrest but have not named him as of this writing, UM made an appearance on this very blog back … Continue reading

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Finally Friday.

Kat asked how y’all could help the Native Americans during this pandemic. Here ya go: Navajo Relief Fund Official Navajo COVID-19 Relief Fund Native American Heritage Foundation Adopt an Elder Foundation First Nations Development Institute “Help the Zuni. Shop here.  From … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 6/3/2020.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. Knitting. This is a scarf I finished last week, still not blocked. Both yarns are Blue Moon Fiber Arts; the variegated sparkly one is the second half of the skein I used in … Continue reading

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Non-typical Tuesday.

I struggled with what I wanted to post today. On one hand is the coronavirus, which has been occupying this blog since March 9. On the other is the murder of George Floyd and the righteous anger, non-righteous destruction, and … Continue reading

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Bombing the yarn.

Yarn bomb! “Came for the sex weasels, stayed for the birds in teeny sweaters…” x There is compassion and generosity in Minneapolis. Click through to see the diaper mountain: The scale of giving in Minneapolis right now – with basically … Continue reading

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And now it is Sunday.

Two views of cops. The first was identified on Twitter as a cop by his ex-wife; source unverified. He is definitely not a black person. View this post on Instagram As shit can’t get any worse in alleged Minneapolis Cop … Continue reading

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Still Saturday.

If you were not able to access the WaPo article I linked yesterday that examined the historical racism in the Minneapolis police department, google “Bob Kroll” to read about the head of the police union. A list of damaged buildings … Continue reading

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No time like Saturday.

I cancelled my dentist appointment tomorrow. My teeth will have to stay plaque-encrusted for… another month? A year? ::sob:: Some, even MN governor Walz, think Boogaloos may be responsible for starting the extreme destruction in Minneapolis. KSTP-TV, the ABC affiliate, … Continue reading

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Peaceful protest in Minneapolis.

‘Take A Knee’ Marchers Continue Marching Through Downtown Minneapolis After Curfew If you know Minneapolis, here is their route: US Bank Stadium to downtown Demonstrate peacefully at Hennepin County Government Center, including singing Through downtown to Hennepin Avenue Onto the … Continue reading

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