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Helping Pollinators Close to Home: Our Very Own Yard
29 June 2014 8:16 PM | No Comments
This summer has been huge for some very small creatures: pollinators. On Friday, June 20, President Obama issued a memorandum recognizing the severe losses in number of pollinators, and mandates federal agencies to establish a Pollinator Health Task Force, to be chaired by U.S. Department […]Read More
Beware the Echo Chamber
24 June 2014 7:59 PM | No Comments
Earlier this week I woke up to a Facebook post that took me by surprise. An old friend of mine sent out a note declaring she was going to do some “Facebook house cleaning.” She said while she enjoys and appreciates all those she has […]Read More
Urban farming experiences setback
17 June 2014 6:51 PM | No Comments
My urban farm experience continues despite a major setback for the owners of Bootstrap Urban Farm. A few weeks ago, while Jon was planting in my backyard, he parked his bike and custom trailer in the side yard. On a trip back to the trailer […]Read More
- Helping Pollinators Close to Home: Our Very Own Yard
Brookdale Mall Archive
Posted on November 28, 2012 | 3 CommentsI’m admitting something that may cause some of my friends to hate and shun me. Others will try to change my mind, citing all the politically correct reasons why Walmart is evil incarnate. I know I’ve crossed a line where some of you can’t and […]
Posted on May 24, 2010 | 6 CommentsThe northern Minneapolis suburbs get a bad rap. I’m proud to say I live in Brooklyn Center in the house my parents built in 1951. Brooklyn Center has always been a working class, blue collar community. It sprung from WWII vets coming home and starting […]