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Good writing, some of it fiction, photos, alley finds, secret lives, neighborhoods, sightings, stories and stuff

Located: St Paul, Minnesota
Tags: alley finds, bulletin boards, secret lives, neighborhoods, places, Twin Cities, photos, fiction, good writing

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Beloved Bulletin Boards: Hampden Park Co-op on Oct 1, 2009 in Taize, Cadillac vs. Cornbread, bulletin boards, , , funny, Hampden Park Co-op, Hampden Park, St. Anthony ParkCadillac vs. Cornbread--just one of the cool things I wouldn't have known about if I hadn't looked at a bulletin board.  "Cadillac" Kolstad is a rockabilly piano player, and "Cornbread" Harris is a veteran keyboard player of rock, country, blues...



Beloved Bulletin Boards: Wet Paint and The Tea Source on Sep 24, 2009 in places, bulletin boards, Wet Paint, Grand Avenue, Twin Cities, Saint Paul, Tea Source, windowSaint Paul's favorite art store doesn't have a bulletin board per se, but a portion of its front windows are given over to announcements of local events and services. If you've never been to Wet Paint on Grand, you should go!  About a block east...



Beloved Bulletin Boards: Wet Paint and The Tea Garden on Sep 24, 2009 in places, bulletin boards, Wet Paint, Grand Avenue, Twin Cities, Saint Paul, Tea Garden, windowSaint Paul's favorite art store doesn't have a bulletin board per se, but a portion of its front windows are given over to announcements of local events and services. If you've never been to Wet Paint on Grand, you should go!  About a block east...



Secret Lives: The Disemboweled Couch on Sep 19, 2009 in secret lives, alley finds, Minneapolis, Twin Cities, fiction, photos, furniture, good writing, StandishPlease don’t look at me like that.  Don’t look at me with pursed lips, wrinkled nose, with that combination of pity and disgust. From the middle of the alley I look normal, like any other couch.  People walking or driving by see only my...



Alley Find: The real voyage... on Sep 17, 2009 in garage art, alley finds, Proust, Minneapolis, Twin Cities, Powderhorn, StandishThe alley, like so many alleys in the Standish neighborhood, was a lonely corridor of white garages.  I was surprised and pleased to come upon this colorful break in the bleakness. I hadn't read this quote before. It's a nice little gift to whom...



Misc: The Yard Concert on Sep 14, 2009 in Tangletown, kids, Twin Cities, Saint Paul, MiscThis chalk board had been put to good use advertising a backyard concert in the Tangletown neighborhood of Saint Paul, just west of Macalester College.  Also in the front yard was an adult-sized skateboard, a baby- or doll-sized plastic car, 2 s...