A porch, a creek, another amazing estate sale

I’m not sure what generates my biggest attraction to estate sales: the possibility of finding odd, antique treasures or snooping through the basements and bedrooms of an old house. Last week, I scored on both counts. An advertisement in the Saturday morning Duluth News Tribune showed a sale at the London Road home of a “former musician, … More A porch, a creek, another amazing estate sale

The amazing twin-kitty, purring, stuffed foot pillow demo video

  Flowers and heart-shaped candy are Valentine’s Day gift clichés. A purring, twin-kitty, stuffed foot pillow is wonderfully strange Valentine’s Day gift. I gave Jen the purring, twin-kitty, stuffed foot pillow. I found the thing at a Superior, Wis. thrift store.  It must have been a recent donation.  The purring, twin-kitty, stuffed foot pillow was … More The amazing twin-kitty, purring, stuffed foot pillow demo video

Sidewalk mini-dramas outside the Super One grocery store

Sidewalk mini-dramas are a frequent occurrence outside the East Hillside Duluth Super One grocery store. I always take my time crossing from the parking lot to the sliding glass doors. Sometimes I pick up great conversations. Here’s one I overheard between a man and a woman huddled around a cart loaded with plastic grocery sacks: … More Sidewalk mini-dramas outside the Super One grocery store

Not even Tigger would eat this…

If you need any last-minute dessert ideas for Thanksgiving Day, maybe Winnie-the-Pooh could help out. Just look for the cookbook titled: “Cooking With Pooh.” Believe me, there aren’t any stinkers in this cookbook. I collect vintage cooking booklets. Not cookbooks. Booklets. They’re different: like the difference between a pig and a piglet. Cooking booklets are … More Not even Tigger would eat this…