Sunday, July 31, 2016

A neighbor's bouquet

These beautiful flowers always catch my attention on neighborhood walks....

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Sunny and cloudy

Weather forecast in Eagan: no rain, no snow, not too windy.....

Monday, July 25, 2016

Burgers on Cliff

I snapped this photo on my way home for lunch; I was hungry. 

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Pea soup

Sadly, Thomas Lake looks more like green peas than clear, blue water..... 

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Beets & onions

Don't miss out on the feast of fresh produce at every Wednesday's farmers' market at Eagan's Market Fest! 

Friday, July 22, 2016

Artsy fartsy

Check out the student art exhibit hanging on the walls of the Eagan Community Center. Art by adult artists also adorns the lower level. 

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Like butter

Just can't get enough of those classic cars! 

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Rubber duckies πŸ₯πŸ₯πŸ₯

The Eagan YMCA raised $14,060 with its 2nd annual duck race which was recently held at the Casade Bay water park in Eagan. Over 50 volunteers helped 428 participants join in the race of 856 rubber ducks down the lazy river! Proceeds will support local programs. 

Tuesday, July 19, 2016


The 1914 Eagan Town Hall has been beautifully restored after an arson attack several months ago. City officials recently gave a private viewing. 

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Mary Kay beauty consultant?

This beautiful, pink, classic car stood at last week's Market Fest. I wonder who the owner is? 

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Patio breakfast

I enjoyed a Lifetime Fitness cafΓ© egg and bacon sandwich with sweet potatoes after my workout. Now my lawn is mowed. How was your morning? 

Friday, July 15, 2016

Dancin' to oldies

The Hollywoods played oldie music and people danced in front of the stage. A record crowd gathered to relax and listen to the live music at Wednesday's Market Fest.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Peek under the hood

A HUGE crowd of people gathered for yesterday's weekly Market Fest! Elvis sang and many, fine, classic cars lined the area! 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Pondering Powerball proceeds

What would you do if you won today's Powerball lottery for $311 million?

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Lunch recommendation

Immediate outdoor seating is available at Doolittles Restaurant on Cliff Road! Bon appΓ©tit! (Photo taken at 10 am)

Monday, July 11, 2016

Muscles on Monday

Mark posed for a few photos in front of a cool office building.  I think he lifts weights? 

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Cones on Sunday

Do you have coneflowers in your yard?

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Night gas

What's the gas price at your neighborhood gas station? 

Friday, July 8, 2016

The new sheriff in town

Attorney Gary Huusko became the new club president of the Eagan Rotary Club on July 1. Congrats to outgoing Cindee on her well done job as president! 

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Tall people, long people

We walked our dog, Elsa, yesterday evening....

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

You're welcome, Eagan!

Because I moved our flowerpots up against our house last night, the terrible forecasted storm didn't hit our neighborhood! 

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

What a blast!

The Fourth of July celebrations ended with an amazing fireworks show behind the Eagan Community Center!

Monday, July 4, 2016

Parading in Eagan πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

The 10 am parade highlighted our Fourth of July!  πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Everyone likes fire trucks!

Margo the ΓΌber Eagan volunteer! 

Working the crowd! 

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Din din with Doug

Uncle Doug joined us for a pre July 4th supper. Our menu included: grilled orange chicken breasts, mixed green salad, risotto, green beans and bing cherries.  Strawberry rhubarb pie Γ  la mode will be our dessert..... 

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Like to swing? 😳

Find some fun at Eagan's July 4th FunFest. Fair food, rides, live bands and more! 

Friday, July 1, 2016

Flower Friday 🌷

Does anyone know the name of these flowers that bloomed earlier in my yard?

Can you see the little bug? 

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Thankful Thursday

Eagan firefighters protect us and do an amazing job as city volunteers! At the Service Officer Memorial at the Eagan Community Center, one can admire several statutes like this one. 

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Fire! Fire! πŸ”₯

We love to sit on our patio to watch the fire, talk, laugh and roast marshmallows together as a family. 

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Topless Tuesday

Isn't this a wonderful convertible? I spotted it at Market Fest! 

Monday, June 27, 2016

Ready for Market Fest?! πŸ“πŸŒ½

Don't miss this week's Market Fest! Fresh produce, other foods, crafts, live music and fun!! 

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Something on Sunday

I always like a bigger Sunday breakfast or brunch! How about you? Your menu?

Saturday, June 25, 2016


These Stonecliffe neighborhood residents remodeled the facade of their house. I love their entrance!

Friday, June 24, 2016

The Blue Team πŸ’ͺ🏽πŸ’ͺ🏽

Personal trainer Natalie, fellow Rotarian Lyle and I posed for a pic during our workouts at Lifetime Fitness Gym! 

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Neighborhood books

Our Eagan Rotary Club built 30 "Little Free Library" boxes which are spread around our city. This one sits in my side yard next to the school bus stop! 

Bring a book, take a book! 

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Pre happy hour

It was morning and nobody was outdoors drinking yet on the Cherokee Restaurant deck.

*** Yesterday's photo of the rusty tractor was taken here! 

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Quiz question

Where is this tractor located in Eagan? It's appeared previously on this blog...

Monday, June 20, 2016

Got algae?

Algae definitely exists in "Fish Lake" but I wonder about fish?? 

Sunday, June 19, 2016


A new house is being built off Cliff Road!

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Forget not Father's Day

What can you give Dad on Father's Day tomorrow? An ice cream cake? 

Friday, June 17, 2016

Who was she?

Atop the Eagan bus transit parking ramp, one enjoys a commanding view over our city! 

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Royals in Eagan πŸ‘‘

Young Eagan Ambassadors greeted us at yesterday's weekly Market Fest! 
Such Royal smiles! πŸ‘‘πŸ˜ƒ


Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Day lily season

The Stella de oro day lilies are blooming everywhere! Ahhh, summer! 

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Happy Flag Day! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Today, we Americans raise our flags on national Flag Day! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

It's also my twin brother's birthday today!

Monday, June 13, 2016

Our only skyscraper

The former Blue Cross Blue Shield corporate office became a luxury apartment building over a year ago. Great views from there! 

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Vangs' veggies

Don't miss the fresh produce stands at the weekly Market Fest! That rhubarb tho.... Rhubarb pie, rhubarb cake, rhubarb sauce.... 😜❤️🍴

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Step back into 1914

The original Town Hall has been painstakingly restored after an arson incident. Come to the Open House on Sunday, June 12 from 11 am to 2 pm. Photos and memorabilia are on display! 

Friday, June 10, 2016

Air conditioned

The former Lockheed Martin corporate headquarters site is slowly been replaced by a huge, new, multi purpose site of shops, a clinic, a gym, etc. 

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Market Fest!

Join the weekly Wednesday fun at Market Fest next to the Eagan Community Center! A farmers' market, food and live entertainment in the Eagan Rotary bandshell will delight you! 


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