Category Archives: Personal

New Bedroom

Just over a year ago, my husband and I bought a new house in the Longfellow neighborhood in Minneapolis.  We saw the house and within a few minutes, put down a hefty offer.  We knew it was the one for us because it had four bedrooms and two functioning bathrooms on the first and second…

Measuring Success

How do you measure success? For a while, I was doing it wrong.  I’ve been looking just at the numbers.  How much of this or how many of that.  Comparing numbers from year to year, comparing my numbers to others.  I’m normally not even a numbers person, but for the last six months, I’ve let…

Castle Danger Fall Hiking Trip

For the first time in years, I took a weekend off in October.  My husband and I originally were planning a camping trip to southern Minnesota, but two of our dear friends wanted in and suggested a cozy cabin near Duluth.  We quickly shifted gears, and I’m so glad, the fall colors on the north…