Friday, August 31, 2012

Big Bull

They were having a political rally at the Eagan Community Center and this big guy was in the parking lot!

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Berry nice...

Scavenger hunt hike near Thomas Lake...

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Future firefighter?

Many kids dream of becoming a firefighter. This kid was a firefighter for a few minutes at Eagan Fire Station 2.  Have you ever had that dream?

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Wonderfully red

Let's call it a big, red barn somewhere rather east of Eagan. See other Barn Charm meme participants here.

Monday, August 27, 2012

A later bloomer

Do you remember seeing its twin sister?

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Don't ditch doggie do-do

A good reminder for all dog owners to clean up after their dogs. Bags provided in some parks!

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Summer pavilion

A family gathered in the Thomas Lake pavilion on a sunny Saturday afternoon. 

Friday, August 24, 2012

Stu & Mary Jane's baby

Did you drive a similar car in 1956? Tell me...

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Fire station fun

This family posed during the Ice Cream Social party at Station 2. 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Pretty petal peddler

She was selling bouquets with her camera shy sister ...

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Barn garden

Along highway 29 heading back to Eagan, I spotted this farmer's garden. See other Barn Charm meme contributors here.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Photo A or Photo B?

Photo A

Photo B  -   "Black-eyed Susan" flowers..... which photo do you like better?!

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Pea soup

Fishing dock. Nobody fishing. Green water. Thomas Lake

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Electric buzzzz

The electric wires were buzzing overhead along Wilderness Run Road! 

Friday, August 17, 2012

Green guy

Kermit the Frog blended right in among the leaves...

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Lovely lily

I love this yummy colored lily! Are you a fan, too?

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Life's a beach!

Guys played beach volleyball at 5 pm in Rahn Park on Nicols Road.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

A cherry of a car

Like this red car? See other Ruby Tuesday meme contributors here.

Monday, August 13, 2012

An Irish twist

He played and sang Irish music at Market Fest! Encore! Bravo!

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Community Garden Day

Connie Sowah, Ss. Martha and Mary Community Garden co-coordinator, guided me around their large garden behind their church. Over 15 gardeners cultivate the 15 leased plots of green space. Then they donate lots of fresh produce to the Eagan Pantry Foodshelf through the "Garden to Table" program.   

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Pretty, petal patron

Mirla held a bucket of floral bouquets. Happy at Market Fest!

Friday, August 10, 2012

Ice cream social

Families, adults, Eaganites and others gathered Thursday evening at Fire Station 2 for their annual Ice Cream Social fundraiser. Firefighters and fire trucks abounded along with demonstrations and "hands on" opportunities. 

Thursday, August 9, 2012

When cows fly...

Abstract ceiling art. Recycle and reuse. Bonfire Restaurant.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Burgers. Bourbon. Beer.

Lone Oak Grill opened recently in the former Joe Senor's restaurant building. Renovated, re-landscaped and ready for hungry diners!  Try your hand on the bocce ball courts which replaced the former volleyball court. Cheers!

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Big, blue, beauty

Off Ipava Road in Lakeville just south of Eagan, stands this ol' barn. See other Barn Charm meme participants here

Monday, August 6, 2012

A real lemon

Over 30 classic cars gathered recently at a Wednesday Marketfest.  Makes me think of lemon meringue pie or lemonade or lemon bars or...

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Pretty pink power

I did a U-turn to photograph this pink flower! 

Saturday, August 4, 2012

For those in need

This portable toilet stands at Fish Lake Park. Similar ones can be found for everyone's convenience at many Eagan parks.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Keepin' it clean

The Chapel Hill Church youth agreed to "adopt" Thomas Lake Road by keeping it clean and litter free. The oak tree on the sign is a symbol of Eagan.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Pedal power

Go green! This person pedals to work and parks out in front of our office building. Unfortunately, it's not MY bike!

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Curb appeal

This front porch was painted with beautiful flowers and offered an enviable sitting area....