odds and ends and random archival stuff
Photo from the Medieval Fair (Eagan MN)

Photo from the Medieval Fair (Eagan MN)

Photo from the Medieval Fair (Eagan MN)

Photo from the Medieval Fair (Eagan MN)

Photo from the Medieval Fair (Eagan MN)

Photo from the Medieval Fair (Eagan MN)

the “death metal” sign posted nearby was equally adorable

the “death metal” sign posted nearby was equally adorable

"I felt the sharp nostalgia of train whistles, piano music down a city street, burning leaves." —William Burroughs

"I felt the sharp nostalgia of train whistles, piano music down a city street, burning leaves." —William Burroughs

Pottery by Steve and Miky Cunningham

Pottery by Steve and Miky Cunningham

"Split Decision" by Bonnie Cutts

"Split Decision" by Bonnie Cutts

The Roe Family Singers

The Roe Family Singers

Rev. Jim Perkl takes the Ice Bucket Challenge for the ALS Association after Sunday mass at Mary, Mother of the Church (Burnsville MN)

Rev. Jim Perkl takes the Ice Bucket Challenge for the ALS Association after Sunday mass at Mary, Mother of the Church (Burnsville MN)

Pastel painting by Rita Beyer Corrigan

Pastel painting by Rita Beyer Corrigan

Pop superstar Katy Perry slow-danced Thursday night with an inflatable green alien — a gift from Skateville, the venerable Burnsville roller rink that hosted a birthday party for Kacey Musgraves, the opening act on Perry’s current concert tour. READ MORE

Pop superstar Katy Perry slow-danced Thursday night with an inflatable green alien — a gift from Skateville, the venerable Burnsville roller rink that hosted a birthday party for Kacey Musgraves, the opening act on Perry’s current concert tour. READ MORE

Photo by David Peterson

Photo by David Peterson

Lumberjack boom run at the Dakota County Fair (MN)

Lumberjack boom run at the Dakota County Fair (MN)

Bathtub races in Rosemount MN

Bathtub races in Rosemount MN