Girl Scouts 100th Birthday celebration

Posted on Mar 11, 2012 in Daybook | No Comments
Girl Scouts 100th Birthday celebration

What an amazing weekend as thousands of  Girl Scouts from across the country kicked off their 100th Birthday.  A real highlight was the Skype link up with Ann Bancroft and Liv Arnesen who are on the ice in Norway training for their upcoming expedition to Antarctica this coming fall.

Christine’s flowers

Posted on Jan 26, 2012 in Daybook | No Comments

Christine Rosholt’s sister came for a visit yesterday and brought me flowers from Christine’s memorial service.  Thanks Lizzy, It touched my heart.

Minnesota history made as Susan Allen takes her seat.

Posted on Jan 24, 2012 in Daybook | 3 Comments

Rep. Susan Allen took her seat today as the first Native American woman to serve as a Representative in the Minnesota House.  Minnesota, the land of opportunity as least in the Democratic party.  Congratulations Susan.

Meet the press day at the Capitol

Posted on Jan 19, 2012 in Daybook | No Comments

House Majority leader Kurt Zellers, Governor Mark Dayton and Senate Majority leader Dave Senjem met with the press today along with House minority leaders Rep. Paul Thissen and Senator Tom Bakk. Let’s see….a new Vikings stadium?  A downtown casino?  Maybe.  Repealing the constitutional amendment on Gay marriage….not likely.  Lining the pockets of the uber rich?  […]

Winter cometh.

Posted on Jan 14, 2012 in Daybook | No Comments

Christine Rosholt January 3, 1965-December 28, 2011

Posted on Dec 30, 2011 in Daybook | No Comments

Day three of the news of my friend’s death does not bring any ease.  Only more questions, immense sadness, and the wondering why.   There is a huge hole in my broken heart that I will no longer hear your laughter, see your sparkling eyes, the sharing of our  life stories and listening to the beautiful […]

Video Skyping

Posted on Dec 17, 2011 in Daybook | No Comments

My first time doing video skype with a dear friend that I’ve not talked to in ages.  This really is the next best thing to being there.  Super cool.   Just a phone call will not suffice anymore!

Mohamud Noor almost. Still a winning campaign.

Posted on Dec 6, 2011 in Daybook | No Comments

A man who immigrated to Minnesota 12 years ago from Somalia waged a good fight against the DFL machine for the Senate seat in district 59.  He fell short by 336 votes, but he won many hearts along the way.  Good job Mohamud.  I look forward to seeing your leadership continue in other ways in […]

SD 59 election today

Posted on Dec 5, 2011 in Daybook | No Comments

After five short weeks of campaigning it all comes down to the vote today.  The winner will the first new Senator representing District 59 in 30 years.   It’s so encouraging that we have such great candidates to choose from.  I seriously wish we had ranked choice voting for this race since I am still torn […]

Gray Saturday.

Posted on Nov 26, 2011 in Daybook | No Comments

After Black Friday a very very gray Saturday.