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Poldark S2-S5 ✅

Pic posted March 23, 2023

Can’t believe there are no more seasons of this excellent show – might have to go and read some actual books. I loved so many characters in this series, the villains were dreadful and the issues presented from the 18th and early 19th century ring true today. Bravo, Masterpiece Theater!

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On this date, 20 years ago

Pic posted March 9, 2023

Disney on Ice – can’t remember if this was Target Center or Xcel

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Poldark S1 ✅

Pic posted March 6, 2023

Had this one on the list for a long time and finally started it (think I put it on the list because of a recommendation for fans of Downton Abbey).

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The Crown S5 ✅

Pic posted February 22, 2023

Another solid season (supposedly the penultimate?)

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🫡 Email is how old?

Posted February 18, 2023

When I read that email has been around “for over a half-century,” I was like no way is that true. Truth hurts, don’t it

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RIP Clark Armstead, 1933-2023

Pic posted February 11, 2023

Mom and Dad used to love going there

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Seven old metro retail faves

Posted February 6, 2023

A Grammy tweet from Gregg Litman last night reminded me about an old favorite Twin Cities store of mine, so I thought it was time for another top 7:

  • Sony Sound Center (Roseville + several others)
  • Northern Lights Music on University
  • LaBelle’s Catalog Showroom, Roseville
  • Power’s Department Store, Highland Park
  • Let It Be Records, Nicollet Mall
  • Bober Drug, Grand Avenue
  • Shinders (13 locations?)

Gone, but not forgotten…

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Link: Queen of the Skies

Linked January 31, 2023

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Pic posted January 7, 2023

Now quit messing around and get to work already

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Link: The Robert Piram Trail Story

Linked January 4, 2023

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That vase looks familiar

Posted November 22, 2022

Somebody raided my childhood home

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Contact is the secret; is the moment when everything happens! Contact is the answer; is the reason that everything happens! Contact! Let’s make contact!

— 3-2-1 Contact

Quote posted November 16, 2022

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The lake, it is said, never gives up her dead, when the skies of November turn gloomy…

— The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

Quote posted November 10, 2022

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It was a very good year

Pic posted October 25, 2022

1969 was a hell of a year, no?

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Thanks for the tower, Cap

Pic posted October 9, 2022

Highland Water Tower 2022 fall open house

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Actually got October posted on 10/1

Pic posted October 1, 2022

Lots of great WDW memories in that collage

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Link: Might be in a few of these

Linked September 30, 2022

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Childhood flashback

Pic posted September 14, 2022

Had the can on the pantry shelf, so there you go

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RIP Elizabeth II, 1926–2022

Pic posted September 8, 2022

London Bridge is down.

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Link: More history at Red Rocks

Linked August 11, 2022

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RIP Claes Oldenburg, 1929-2022

Pic posted July 19, 2022

Iconic artist – Minneapolis, Vegas, San Francisco (and many, many others)

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Babe Ruth ball debut night

Pic posted July 15, 2022

City of Baseball Museum @ CHS Field

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More old West Saint Paul history

Pic posted July 2, 2022

Cina 4/5 is now the Bingo Palace (benefitting the Tapemark Charity Pro-Am)

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Link: A unique history of routings

Linked June 19, 2022

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Wish we got royalties

Pic posted June 19, 2022

Could’ve been beer barons 🍻

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