Friday, June 18, 2021



On Wednesday, the Eagan Rotary Club presented a check for almost $75,000 in net proceeds from their 1st annual "Live to Give Walk" fundraiser. Recipient representatives from The Open Door Foodshelf, Eagan YMCA, 360 Communities and the Eagan Rotary Community Foundation posed together. 

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Building update


This huge, new, apartment building is really coming along now. 
It stands next to the Eagan Outlet Mall

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The current board

The current Eagan Rotary Club's board of directors posed in front of the Artworks building after a recent board meeting.  The Artworks organization received a substantial "large project" donation from the Eagan Rotary Club with payments spread over a few years. 

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Their flowers

 These beautiful flowers caught my attention in their yard.  But I don't know them. 

Monday, June 14, 2021

Birthday bash


My twin brother, Luther, and I celebrated our milestone birthday last night. Valdir cooked a fantastic, Paella dinner and plenty of wine accompanied the event. Cheers! 

Sunday, June 13, 2021

Happy Flag Day!


Tomorrow, our nation celebrates "Flag Day." My twin brother and I also celebrate our birthday on June 14!

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Antique fire truck


The old, restored fire truck stands gleaming at the Eagan fire station 2. It was fun to see the uniforms, helmets, etc. 

Friday, June 11, 2021

Sweaty support


Donors gathered on Monday evening at The Open Door food shelf's annual gathering for an update and thanks from board chair Carol and Executive Director Jason. It was over 90 degrees but "cooler" under the tent. 

Thursday, June 10, 2021

A palette of colors


Kim O'Brien captured this vibrant, colorful photo of Central Park next to the Eagan Community Center. 

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Outstanding students


Rotarian Mimi Palen-Clare presented awards to two Eagan High School "students of the month" at our recent Eagan Rotary lunch meeting. Morgan and Ryan have often volunteered and maintained high academic results! Bravo! 

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Trash and treasures


Some local neighborhoods hold an annual junk day when neighbors can put out all their old junk for free garbage pick-up. Anyone can come by and pick out "treasures" for free.... 

Monday, June 7, 2021

Market Fest started!


The weekly Market Fest at the Eagan Community Center grounds started on June 2. Swing over every Wednesday from 4 - 8 pm for Farmers Market produce and more.  Live music coming later in June! 

Sunday, June 6, 2021

Her diploma


My middle daughter received her Easview High School diploma last night. She'll be off to study music performance in college in September! Congratulations!

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Golf buddies


Al and Tom were ready to golf at the Lost Spur Golf Club. Summer is here! 

Friday, June 4, 2021

Award for Abby


It was my pleasure to award Abby with the "Achievement Financial Linguistic Scholarship" today through the Eagan Foundation. She's my eighth annual award recipient. She'll study Arabic and International Studies in Washington D.C. this fall. She graduates from Eagan High School this Saturday. 

Thursday, June 3, 2021

After 5 social

We Eagan Rotarians gathered for our first post Covid social at Jensen's Restaurant. Cheers

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Summer colors


Cathy Patterson Miller captured these beautiful flowers. Enjoy! 

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Invasion of the geese

 These 3 parents were outnumbered by all the "babies!" I've never seen that many before now! Wow!

Canadian geese are everywhere. 

Monday, May 31, 2021



After a short walk at nearby Fort Snelling National Cemetery, I found my maternal Uncle Linne' surrounded by American flags as we celebrate Memorial Day today. We honor and remember all veterans and their sacrifices. 

Sunday, May 30, 2021

Rainy days...


It rained all day on Thursday..... good for the grass and flowers