Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Snowy welcome back

Yesterday morning, I was walking on Santa Monica beach in California. This morning, my view contrasts greatly.... 

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Outta gas

My car was out of gas. At Holiday station, I paid $2.39 per gallon. How much is gas where you live? 

Friday, December 27, 2019

Balcony dog

Can you see the Christmas dog up on the senior apartment balcony? Woof! 

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Simple setting

The table was set for Christmas Day lunch.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Christmas Day

This Christmas view lit up the night in Eagan's nearby neighboring city .... Prior Lake

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Christmas Eve

Not much longer until the presents will be opened and the Christmas joy will begin! 

Monday, December 23, 2019

Senior housing

"Lexington Pointe," an independent and assisting living / memory care facility, is currently under construction on Yankee Doodle Road and Lexington Avenue. The babyboomers are aging….

Sunday, December 22, 2019


Eagan's only "skyscraper" is less than 15 floors tall. Formally a corporate office building, now it's a luxury apartment building.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Winter sunrise

It was almost 7 am and the sky was beautiful already - sunrise!

Friday, December 20, 2019

Sweater sale

Those infamous, funny, "ugly Christmas sweaters" are now on sale at Kohl's and other stores!

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Winter Concert

Several choirs joined together in song. Then they took turns singing at the Monday night concert at Eastview High School

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Frosty on Diffley

Can you hear the song...... "Frosty the Snowman"

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Curtain call

The Boyland Sisters took a bow during curtain call on Saturday night at Eastview High School's  last performance of the musical, "Annie." 

Monday, December 16, 2019

Tower and tree

The Christmas tree looks so simple and beautiful in the crisp night air behind the Eagan Community Center

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Silent night.....Sunday night

It was very quiet near the pond behind the Eagan Community Center... 

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Frosty the Snowman

This snowman greets friends who visit and people who drive by.... like I did!

Friday, December 13, 2019

Christmas party

The Eagan Noon Rotary Club gathered at John and Jan's house for our annual Christmas party. You know.... wine, beverages, good food, chatting, singing Christmas carols. This photo captured about a third of the total group gathered. 

Thursday, December 12, 2019

A snow day in Advent

Less than two weeks until Christmas. Are you ready? 

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Brrrr, it's cold outside!

Sitting at the stoplight on Tuesday night, I realized it was -2 degrees Fahrenheit (-19 Celsius)!
Wind chill warning right now!

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Purple snow

The sun was setting in Eagan as we drove past Bremer Bank.... 

Monday, December 9, 2019

In the bleak mid winter

I love the simplicity of these light blue colored Christmas lights. What do you think? 

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Church bells

Christ Lutheran Church beacons worshippers to church with its bells. Advent dinners and Christmas services are posted.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

City tree lighting ceremony

This week, Eaganites gathered on Thursday evening to watch the lighting of this year's magnificent Christmas tree at the Eagan Community Center. "Eagan TV" submitted this photo.
O Tannenbaum, O Tannenbaum...…

Friday, December 6, 2019

Yule yard decos

These Christmas characters caught my attention as I drove home from work. Even the Grinch

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Before winter's arrival

Fading autumn colors. No snow. A bit of ice.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Candles and lotions

Need some stocking stuffer ideas? Head over to the Eagan Outlet mall

Tuesday, December 3, 2019


Some overhead enclosures protect the holiday shoppers but do dress warmly as we enter into winter.
On a cold, evening......

Monday, December 2, 2019

decidedly different and divine

What do you think of this modern sculpture in front of the Eagan Art House

Sunday, December 1, 2019


December 1 is "Theme Day" in the "City Daily photo" community. This month's theme is "Rainbows." 
Click here to see other theme day blog representations of "Rainbows."

One never knows what one can find when grocery shopping...... 

Saturday, November 30, 2019

M and M

Wondering where to worship on Sunday? Worry less and go the the Episcopal church on Lexington Avenue and Diffley Avenue. 

Friday, November 29, 2019

A quiet path

It was a peaceful, sunny day earlier in November.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Thanksgiving feast

Yummy, traditional, Thanksgiving holiday food: turkey, cranberries, stuffing, potatoes, gravy, green beans....

We gathered at my brother's family's house for today's celebration of thanks.
Wishing you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Railing measure

Based on my balcony railing, I guess more than 8 inches of snow fell last night! Winter is now here to stay.... 

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

perfect pottery picks

"Will work for pottery!" -  I just can't seem to stop buying pottery....... these pieces are from Saturday's art sale.

Monday, November 25, 2019

in transition

house story unknown. its future unknown.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Art sale

Barbara Waltz, Still Earth Pottery, held her handmade pottery creations. Fun and practical.

On Saturday, art buying afficonados descended on the Eagan Art House and next door Advent Methodist Church to purchase pottery, painting, jewelry, etc. Myself, I love me some pottery!  

Saturday, November 23, 2019

His old shed

What could be inside this old shed along Thomas Lake Road? 

Friday, November 22, 2019

Rotary Foundation trustee

Eagan Rotary Noon Club president Laura Helmueller posed with Jennifer Jones, trustee of the Rotary Foundation, after Thursday morning's breakfast meeting. Eagan Rotary Kick-Start Club, Eagan Rotary Noon Club and Burnsville Rotary Noon Club members joined along with District 5950 VIPs to hear Jennifer's informative and motivational speech about Rotary and its global service initiatives. 

Thursday, November 21, 2019


She was ringing a small handbell to invite donations for The Salvation Army in front of a grocery store.  We chatted, I took her photo and then placed some cash in her red bucket. 

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

White lights

This house has already strung its white, Christmas lights for the holidays. Lovely lights! 

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Firewood and Yule decorations

Christmas wreaths and wood for your fireplace are on sale now at Kowalski's grocery store. 

Monday, November 18, 2019

Give joy for $15

Just because I like you?
Just because I love you?
Just because I'm nice?
Just because________. (fill in the blank) 

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Deck the halls

If you want to hang a wreath on your door or in your hallway, stop by Cub Foods grocery store for your pre-Thanksgiving deal on a Christmas wreath. 

Saturday, November 16, 2019

What's sup?

Soup, salads and sandwiches. That's what's up! Hurry to "Zupas" for some fresh lunch or dinner. 

Friday, November 15, 2019

Movie night

The Regal 16 movie theater has been renamed "Emagine" and totally renovated with reclining chairs. Moviegoers see a fireplace and sofas when they enter and spot a cocktail bar located at the right side of the lobby.