Tag: minnesota


Pizza Supper!

Despite a chilly, blustery evening, Bob fired up the pizza oven so the boys could do some pies for the fam. Pizza one is sort of like the first crepe or pancake you make. It’s never going to be just […]


Family Supper

Smoked meats, broccoli salad, family. A good gathering around Bob and Annie’s table. Sam and Reece painting. Greg and Mark:  Smoked meatloaf (AKA Bob’s Midwest Sushi!):  Smoked Flank Steak: Broccoli and Grape salad: Grilled asparagus, too: Jessica and Mark: Jessica, […]


Bob’s Midwest Sushi

Bob broke out the big guns for Friday night supper. He prepared a bacon-wrapped meatloaf stuffed with mozzarella. And then he smoked it. The method of preparation was so similar to rolling sushi that we started laughing, and calling the […]

family, travel

Heading to Minnesota

We’re heading out on what has become an annual trip to Minnesota. We’re looking forward to visiting with family and friends, and celebrating Doris’ 90th — yes 90th! — birthday. Our travels. How could I not shoot a photo of […]


Sam in the Garden

Got her to sit still for a few minutes. Someone else took a few with Doris, too, so I’ll add those once I get them. Related posts: Garden Update and Sam on the Bambi Blanket Samantha in the Church Garden […]

outings, travel

Mankato Farmers Market

A trip to the Mankato Farmers Market, wherein Annie buys a few handmade washcloths as a gift to Samantha and Hunna takes home a variety pack of salted nut rolls. Handsome Adirondack furniture: A couple of goofballs: Salted Nut Rolls: Farmers: […]


Happy Hour at Pub 500

After our walk through Sibley Park, we stopped for a beer at Pub 500, which SCF fans may remember from such posts as “Historic Mankato Pub Crawl: Pub 500.” We had some craft beer and a helping of very delicious […]