“And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been.” -Rainer Maria Rilke
The year, 1987. Ann Marsden told me to give my camera to the child in front of me. We were at Nett Lake Reservation where Annie had a job shooting children on the reservation and she invited me along for the ride. This child, who was maybe 9 or 10, snapped this precious moment, recording […]
Remembering Christine Rosholt
Visiting my friend’s grave today, reflecting on the difficulty of dealing with the disease of depression. So sorry you lost the battle dear one. Remembering the laughs and good times with you, me, Radar and Mavis.
Video from Eveleth Minnesota, Oct. 25, 2012
See the video at the link here.
Remembering Wellstone 10 years later
Today was my first visit to the site just south of Eveleth, where Senator Paul Wellstone’s plane crashed ten years ago. It is a most reverent place and today’s gentle snow brought a cleansing beauty to this sad day of remembering great lives cut short. I’m afraid I have no other words this evening, […]
I was returning home from a fun night watching a short film my friend Pam Colby screened tonight when my phone rang. The caller ID showed an old friend that I had not talked to in a long time. Kris Blake! I exclaimed excitedly as I answered the phone. Some silence, then I heard a […]
10th Anniversary remembering Wellstone.
Last night over 900 members of the Wellstone “family” gathered at Macalester College to remember Paul and Sheila Wellstone as well as their daughter Marcia, Tom Lapic, Will McLaughlin and Mary McEvoy who died in the plane crash 10 years ago. It could not have been more lovely as the evening was emceed by Peggy […]
General Mills protest
The group Minnesota for Marriage (the defenders) began their 4 day protest outside General Mills headquarters today. I estimated about 70 people who expressed their dismay that General Mills as a company is supporting the idea that Gay and Lesbian should have marriage rights. Spokesman Tom Forsythe said General Mills has worked for decades to […]
Zygi Wilf wins.
Rep. Tina Liebling, DFL-Rochester, was among the no votes for the new Vikings stadium. ‘I’m not a person who says we shouldn’t build any stadium. But I think the state got rolled. Our constituents got rolled,’ she said.” Maybe they’ll learn to cross the street the next time they see those guys coming. I do […]
Venus and Jupiter
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