Friday, December 24, 2021

Merry Christmas!


From my house to yours, I wish you a very "Merry Christmas!" 

Thursday, December 23, 2021

Pop ups


They sure have the fun Christmas spirit in their front yard! Hi Santas

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Feeling tall

 My winter shadow made me look 8 feet tall! Ha! 

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Sunset by Cathy


Voila, a beautiful sunset captured by Cathy Patterson Miller.  Nothing was on fire

Monday, December 20, 2021

Cathy did it again!

 Cathy Patterson Miller braved the cold to snap this wonderful, winter photo! 

Sunday, December 19, 2021

Saturday's sunrise


As I looked out my balcony glass door, a new day was dawning.... 

Saturday, December 18, 2021

Smiling Santa


Santa Claus wears a mask as a Cub Foods grocery store employee but he smiles with his eyes.

Merry Christmas, Walter! 

Friday, December 17, 2021

Powered sugar


Becky Bozicevich DeWildt captured this magnificent, frosted tree covered in powdery snow

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Balcony snow view


Valdir captured the sight of a snow covered balcony after Friday's blizzard and 18 inches of snow

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Snow blowing work


Cathy Patterson Miller's husband was working hard on Saturday to clear away the 18 inches of snow!

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Puffy table


Steve Conlin's patio table was covered in 18 inches of snow received in Eagan on Friday! 

Monday, December 13, 2021

Glorious snow


Beautiful snow covered the ground on Friday; it snowed all afternoon and into the night! 

Photo by: Valdir

Sunday, December 12, 2021

3rd Sunday in Advent

As we prepare for Christmas, some people light a weekly candle on their Advent wreath. Mine was handmade in Siberia, Russia by a small, family owned business. 

Saturday, December 11, 2021

When will Santa come?

 We are all anxious for Santa to arrive.  What gifts will you request? 

Friday, December 10, 2021

Lifetime Christmas tree


The towel services department at my local gym has also prepared for Christmas

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Through the snow

 It was snowing and the roads were slippery as kids were on their way to school.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Berries and flakes


Cathy Patterson Miller took this lovely photo of the recent fluffy snow sitting on tree berries. 

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

December decor


They do have a lovely store front and wonderful groceries......

Monday, December 6, 2021

Snow arrived!


The view out my window on Sunday morning.... long expected snow!

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Pottery for Christmas


The Eagan Art House which offers regular pottery classes, held a pottery sale on Saturday morning. 

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Beware the Grinch


Decorated for Christmas with snow people, lights and a Christmas tree.

Friday, December 3, 2021

Tree at Hyvee

 Signs of Christmas are everywhere.  Now we're into December

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Friendly firefighter

 Jeff served formerly as an Eagan firefighter before he moved to Colorado with his family. 


Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Christmas characters


Sorry for a mediocre quality photo...... it was taken at 6:30 am.  Santa and his friends. 

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Furry friend


This squirrel caught the attention and camera lens of Cathy Patterson Miller. Cute! 

Monday, November 29, 2021

Roller skiing - part 2


These high school skiers were practicing their technique. Let it snow!! 

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Snow family


These snow people seem to be saying, "Welcome to Oakbrooke Drive!" 

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Flowering cactus


Most people would call this a "Christmas Cactus" but I call mine a "Thanksgiving Cactus." 

Friday, November 26, 2021

Firefighters truck


They were parked in the Kowalskis grocery store parking lot. Probably getting donuts? 

Thursday, November 25, 2021

95th annual

Many Americans enjoy watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade live from New York City!

Happy Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

No snow, so roller skiing...


This local, girls cross country ski team was roller skiing along Johnny Cake Ridge Road. No snow yet! 

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

blocked by buses

 a school bus and a city bus had me locked in my lane at the stoplight. 

Monday, November 22, 2021

Art and crafts

Karen Gauthier from the Middle Sister Shop was one of the local artists displaying and selling her items at the Eagan Community Center on Saturday at the art and crafts sale.  

Sunday, November 21, 2021


 It was a Friday morning and Vendella Cafe' was busy. A mocha, a muffin and a morning meeting.  

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Artsy car


This crazy and colorful car was parked in the Office Depot parking lot. Amazing! 

Friday, November 19, 2021

The Incredibles


Eagan Rotarian Mimi introduced the three "students of the month" from Eagan High School for September, October and November on Wednesday at the Eagan Rotary club meeting.  They are all excellent academically but they also serve as leaders and as volunteers

Thursday, November 18, 2021

In honor of....

This photo of the Eagan tower honored the Veterans on Veterans Day last week. 

Photo by: Lavin Mansukhani


Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Bus yard sunrise


It was morning and the colors in the sky were magnificent! 
Photo by: Jennifer Peery

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

All lit up

JoDee Malcrone Schinkel captured the Christmas lights in her Pearlmont development neighborhood of Eagan. 

Monday, November 15, 2021

Taste of Brazil


On Saturday, Valdir cooked "feijoada," the national, traditional meal of Brazil. Maria Bethânia's music sang in the background as we toasted with wine and caipirinhas and finished with a Brazilian dessert called "Pudim." Saúde!

The tablecloth was made with fabric purchased in São Paulo in 2019.  

Sunday, November 14, 2021

It's beginning.....

 ..... to look a lot like Christmas at Kowalskis grocery store! 

Saturday, November 13, 2021

No more pizza


Green Mill seems to be out of business off Rahn Road.  Maybe a victim of the Covid pandemic?? 

Friday, November 12, 2021

Rain before winter


Thursday was a rainy day in Eagan. But in the coming days, the snow will come.... 

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Honoring Veterans

 On Wednesday, the Eagan Rotary Club and the Eagan Kickstart Rotary Club honored three Veterans. 

Annie Young served in the Air Force, Don Coffin (seated) and Mike Ferber both served in the Navy. 

They posed by the American Flag painting by Annie. 

Thank a Veteran for their service to our country. 


Wednesday, November 10, 2021

All trimmed up

 The Eagan Outlet Mall is all decorated for the Christmas holiday shopping season. 

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Got swag?


Christmas wreathes and decorations are already displayed for sale at Cub Foods grocery store. 

Monday, November 8, 2021

Crab tree


Red berries adorn this crab tree but you can't really see them. Surprisingly no snow yet.... 

Sunday, November 7, 2021

Where's Fiddo?

 This sign on Rahn Road tells you who to call if you find their dog. Poooooor Fiddo

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Gus and the boys


The band, "Gus sent me," played at the Eagan Rotary fun walk fundraiser. It was a beautiful Saturday in May! 


Friday, November 5, 2021

Friendly firefighters


Thanks for our now retired Fire Chief Mike Scott and the local firefighters for their service! 

This was a photo from Mike's retirement party. #flashbackFriday