1. Ice Out on Lake Vermilion

    April 25, 2016

    IMG_1601My favorite time of the year is watching the ice go out. By the looks of the black ice this morning and the open water along the shore, we only have a few days left to go.

    A flock of ducks flew overhead this morning, disappointed that there was nowhere to land…


  2. Minnesota Book Awards

    April 21, 2016

    IMG_1164Last Saturday I was honored to be a presenter at the Minnesota Book Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Friends of the St. Paul Public Library and emceed by MPR’s Stephanie Curtis.  It’s great to be a part of a literary community that celebrates books!

    Congratulations to Shannon Gibney, this years’ Young People’s Literature award winner, and to all the finalists: Margi Preus, Jane St. Anthony, and David Oppegaard.

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