Category Archives: Personal history

Sunfish at home

This is my cat Sunfish, who came to live with me in November 2008, when she was two years old. She’s a cream-point Ragdoll.

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Family ties

I’ve had people tell me that email communication is wildly inferior to in-person visits or even phone calls. But they’re just different. My son Peter, who goes by Seebs, mentioned (that is, wrote) that he hadn’t been feeling well, and … Continue reading

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Northfield under water

The Cannon River through downtown Northfield has flooded after five inches of rain. I’m a mile or so from the river — and it’s not that big a river — but my son Peter, who lives closer but is still … Continue reading

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The Asparagus letter

My son Peter — that would be Seebs — having been sidelined by a badly sprained ankle, has been improving the shining hour by sorting out boxes of stuff. And look what he found! He explains here: This is a … Continue reading

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Moved!

The movers swept through my condo in Denver July 27, my son Peter took an early flight from the Twin Cities Saturday morning, loaded me and my luggage and the cat into the car and arrived back in Minnesota Sunday … Continue reading

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Travels with Houston

I retired from the Rocky Mountain News in July, and now I’m in the midst of moving from Denver back to Northfield, Minn., where I lived from 1965 to 1992. For the moment, I’ve fetched up in my son Peter’s … Continue reading

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(In)accessible post office?

A brand-new Denver post office opened today (July 23) on 14th Avenue between Delaware and Elati, sharing space with a parking garage that will serve the city’s new justice center going up on the north side of 14th. And very … Continue reading

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A decade I’ve cherished

July 7, 2007 Retirement. Moving. Is it just that I’m older now, and disabled, or are things really more complicated than they used to be? Fifteen years ago, when I lived in Northfield, Minn., an editor in Los Angeles offered … Continue reading

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