Archive for the ‘Minneapolis’ Category

(as compiled by Kim mostly before they arrived)

Homemade squash ravioli? Check.

Breakfast custard pie x 2? Check.

Berry picking? Check

Dinnertime collaborations? Check.

Hand delivery of fresh tortillas, chocolate chips, CSA peppers, home-brewed beer, and Crisco? Check.

Pantry stocked with grains I didn’t know I could get here? Check.

Sampling of the local cuisine? Check.

Detailed discussion, research, and examination of all minor medical concerns, all in the matter-of-fact manner of nurses? Check.

Loving on little boys? Check.

Being a climbing apparatus for said loved little boys? Check.

Conversation that flows seamlessly between recipes, relationships, and healthcare, politics, culture  and gardening? Check.

Two weeks of all the above culminating in a pie-and-potsticker extravaganza?

Pie and potsticker extravaganza culminating in a headstand exhibition?
Check. (Sorry, no photo of that one.)


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So, I discovered a couple of things while we were at the mall yesterday.


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Karel the Farmer

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….Oh wait, a half-marathon was never ON the bucket list.  Somehow Bionic Bjørn talked/challenged me into this running madness.


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Night-time tribulations

toeWhen you have a baby you spend so much time baby proofing every room of the house, that the only room where the baby spends little or no time – our bedroom – slowly becomes the least human-friendly room north of Guantanamo.

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