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Lake Harriet

When confronted with open questions, as I am this morning, I usually head for Lake Harriet. Let me explain. I grew up three blocks south of Lake Harriet at 5101 Queen Avenue South, Minneapolis, in a house my father built in 1926.  The first 25 years of my life were spent anchored in this location. […]

Coffee, Tea or Who?

I cannot believe it.  I was happily processing book requests at the library yesterday.  In the interests of productivity, each item receives only a cursory glance – most attention being paid to getting the item on the shelf as quickly as possible for the borrower to pick up.  I froze . . .  my routine […]