Thursday, September 30, 2010
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Monday, September 27, 2010
Sunday, September 26, 2010
Fall harvest on the Holz Farm takes place Saturday and Sunday, September 25 & 26 from 11 - 4 pm. Don't miss out on the many activities including: barnyard animals, horse rides, rope making, butter churning, corn grinding, field plowing, bread baking, egg picking, hay rides, live music, concessions and much more!
Saturday, September 25, 2010
Friday, September 24, 2010
The Scherer's Garden of Eagan at 1535 Cliff Road sits on 6 acres of lush gardens, shrubs, ponds, waterfalls and fountains. You can rent the garden for a wedding or other special occasions from mid-June through mid-September. A second family generation celebrates the garden's 33rd year! www.scherergardens.com
Thursday, September 23, 2010
University of Wisconsin Stout students gathered among many other fans at the Mall of America to meet Nigel Barker on his US book tour and have him sign their copy of his new book, "Beauty Equation." Nigel, an English fashion photographer and former international model, has participated as a judge and photographer on the American reality television show, "American's Next Top Model." Smile ladies!
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Derek Wallen, an Apple Valley resident, was roller skiing through our neighborhood on a Friday evening. He's been ski racing since 2001 and has participated in the Vasaloppet and Birkebeiner races. When he's not roller skiing, Derek works as a graphic designer in downtown Minneapolis.
Monday, September 20, 2010
Sunday, September 19, 2010
Saturday, September 18, 2010
If you have infants and/or toddlers, you'll want to swing out to the Eagan Community Center for the "Just between friends" Fall/Winter sale going on through Saturday until 7 PM. Clothes galore, fun toys, maternity, strollers and more! (Saturday is HALF PRICE DAY)
Friday, September 17, 2010
Ted Daley, an Eaganite candidate for State Senate, and Doug Wardlow, another Eaganite candidate for State House, both gave people to opportunity to hear their platforms and have important questions answered on a rainy, Wednesday evening at the "Pardon my French" cafe'.
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
We picked up our new Volvo V70 "Hagen Wagon" in Goteborg, Sweden on July 15 and drove it 3,109 miles on our family vacation visiting relatives and friends through Norway and Sweden. Four Weeks after dropping it off back at the Volvo factory, we picked it up in Minneapolis at the Borton Volvo dealership. ABBA music blared through the moon roof all the way back to Eagan!
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Monday, September 13, 2010
Sunday, September 12, 2010
Fish Lake is of our 16 primary lakes in Eagan. Just East of Pilot Knob, North of Wescott Road and East of Denmark Avenue, this 31.4 acre lake with a maximum depth of 33 feet is situated near the City Hall and Dakota County Library.
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Friday, September 10, 2010
On a beautiful, cool Summer evening laced with Autumn flavorS, a crowd listened to the Newgrass Art - Rock fused with Jazz & World Elements music of the Galactic Cowboy Orchestra.
Band members: Dan Neale played guitar, Lisi Wright fiddled her violin, John Wright fingered the bass and Mark O'Day provided drums and percussion accompaniment.
THIS IS MY 500TH BLOG POSTING!
Thursday, September 9, 2010
In a world where over 18,000 children die daily from starvation, Eagan Rotarians recently joined together at the Feed My Starving Children site in Eagan. They packaged 19,656 meals in 91 boxes with the 86 volunteers gathered for just 90 minutes! These vegetarian meal packages were filled with soy, rice, dried vegetables, vitamins, love & hope! Then the boxed meals were shipped to some of the 60 designated countries.
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Some family friends, Mark, Mary and their daughters, invited our family over for a bonfire dinner of hotdogs and picnic food in their backyard on Saturday night. The early Autumn weather cooled the evening as we talked about next week's beginning back to school.
Monday, September 6, 2010
Our family just visited the Minnesota State Fair, a huge annual event held in St. Paul at the fairgrounds. Everyone eats lots of different typical fair foods including french fries, doughnuts, corn dogs, corn on the cob, etc. Our kids spent lots of tickets on the various rides and we ended the adventure with milk shakes and ice cream cones.