Category Archives: Family

4th Annual Carving of the Orange (Halloween Pumpkins)

This October marks the 4th annual get together to carve pumpkins for Halloween. Last Saturday the usual suspects got together to to get creative on some pumpkins, harvest and roast pumpkin seeds, drink cider and eat snacks. Here are the … Continue reading




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Confirmation – A special day for Karley

October 27, 2013 Today was a special day for my niece, Karley. She went through confirmation with the  classmates she’s been participating with since Sunday School. Her classmates, family, other church members and the pastoral staff have done their best … Continue reading




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Family reunion in Duluth

My entire immediate family, including spouses, significant others and children spent time in Duluth when my father retired in 1994 and again when my mother and father had their 50th wedding anniversary in 2004. This time the trip was for … Continue reading




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The Great Minnesota Get Together

Thread the Needle Day, July 25, 2013 Today is Thread the Needle day (check out the Holiday Insights Calendar) and since I don’t sew much I’m going to walk the fine line between wanting Minnesota summer to last as long as … Continue reading




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