Monday, December 31, 2012

Iowegians for lunch

Our friend, Missy, rode up from Iowa with her sister, brother-in-law and nieces. We lunched together; the kids all played together.
Happy New Year! 

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Suburban Decay X

Fried out. Kentucky Fried Chicken no more. Empty.

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Lavender snow

White lights. Red lights. Blue lights. Christmas lights.

Friday, December 28, 2012

December Moon

On a cold night's walk around the neighborhood...

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Where's Santa?

Did the reindeer abandon their toy delivering leader?

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Strung in a row

Christmas trees off McAndrews Road. Lovely!

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Holiday regards

My family and I wish you a blessed, merry Christmas!  This Parisian photo from Jardin du Luxembourg graced our Christmas card. 

Monday, December 24, 2012

All set up

My cousin, Sarah, and her finance,' Kurt, came over for lunch on Sunday. I set the Christmas table on Saturday night.
Merry Christmas

Sunday, December 23, 2012

On the 3rd day of Christmas....

The Eagan Ambassadors were cheerfully ringing the Salvation Army bells to collect donations while singing the "12 Days of Christmas" at the Cub Foods grocery store on Cliff Road! 

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Gas station no more....

This newly completed retail building along Cliff Road replaced the old, abandoned gas station previously posted here.  Photo taken in November. 

Friday, December 21, 2012


Winter is here. So is more fresh snow....

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Trimmed with lights

Illuminated with lights. A Christmas glow. 

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Mocha break

Santa and his elf were ordering their coffee drinks at Caribou Coffee on Cliff Road. Huh, I didn't see any reindeer waiting outside??

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Morning Santa time

Santa visited Lifetime on Saturday for breakfast with the kids.  

Guest photographer - Miranda Erickson 

Monday, December 17, 2012

Christmas pose

Greg and Jennee wanted a photo for their Christmas card and I was delighted to photograph them. 

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Like powered sugar...

The pine trees stood covered in powdery snow at Oak Cliff Place on Nicols Road. 

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Got old fashioned coffee?

Who drinks Folgers coffee in today's world of Starbucks, Caribou and other gourmet coffees? Walgreens on Lexington Avenue and Diffley Road still sells it...

Friday, December 14, 2012

A light in darkness

White light, blue light. Lights in the winter nights.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Orange highlights

Mr. Snowman has carrot eyes, a carrot nose and buttons made of carrots!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

12:12 am on 12-12-12

Our neighbors came over with sugar cookies for us all to decorate! Hands of children and parents lovingly made these festive yummies!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Trio time

Hope, Abe and William played a piece together at the Sara Stephens Kotrba Winter Recital on Saturday afternoon. Our youngest daughter also performed. The Suzuki Method is taught along with additional techniques resulting in excellent student abilities!

Monday, December 10, 2012

Reporting for duty

Snow fell all day on Sunday so I was glad to see these eager snow shovelers!

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Christmas joy

The tree stands decorated and lit in our living room!

Saturday, December 8, 2012

How many Eaganites....

.... does it take to change a light bulb?

Friday, December 7, 2012

Lights of Lifetime

Lights in the nights of December

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Forest stroll

Follow the path; enjoy the nature walk!

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Squash & gourds, oh my!

Are you a squash and/or gourd fan? Favorite recipe?

Tuesday, December 4, 2012


Eleven cast members will present this 1945 Pulitzer prize winning play on the Eagan High School stage.  Show times: Friday, December 7 - 7:30 pm; Saturday, December 8 - 7:30 pm; Friday, December 14 - 7:30 pm; Saturday, December 15 - 7:30 pm. Order tickets here.

The crew, costume designers and technicians give the actors tremendous support. Production directed by Nancy Owzarek

Monday, December 3, 2012

Bridge side

Nathan Welliver, lead massage therapist at Eagan Lifetime, posed in Blackhawk Park.  A Brainerd native, he enjoys mountain biking and crossfit training in his free-time.

Sunday, December 2, 2012

The adult table

Our neighbors, Jason and Erica, invited us and others to their house to celebrate their son's 4th birthday.  Adults sat in the dining room; kids ate in the kitchen. It was a festive brunch feast!

Saturday, December 1, 2012

My street

A mid-November snow covered my street in south Eagan. To see other City Daily Photo blog December theme day participants, click here