Pic of my week 6

Unnecessary Explainerorama: these posts are pics of things I saw and thought about this week. As seen in Blaine, Minnesota: a silver-grey building with the signs “21st Century Bank” and “counselor realty.com.” Despite its fantastic font, this particular bank location is no longer part of the future. :(

Pic of my week 5

Unnecessary Explainerorama: these posts are pics of things I saw and thought about this week. Academic mysteries: a brown door with a torn white paper sign taped to it. The sign reads: Do NOT open. (As Seen In an unnamed academic building, somewhere in Northern Minnesota)

Pic of my week 4

Unnecessary Explainerorama: these posts are pics of things I saw and thought about this week. Extreme close up of a pink and white amaryllis bloom, stamen, and pistil.

Pic of my week 3

Unnecessary Explainerorama: these posts are pics of things I saw and thought about this week. Bookstore grey/brown tabby cat sits in an old New Glarus beer box (presumably full of books), among other similar boxes.

Pic of my Week 2

Unnecessary Explainerorama: these posts are pics of things I saw and thought about this week. Luxurious black matte cc offer envelope, adding its palpable luxury to my already super-luxurious kitchen sink. SaveSave

Pic of my Week 1

Unnecessary Explainerorama: these posts are pics of things I saw and thought about this week. Close-up of definitions from my son’s insurance Explanation of Benefits form. Hi there, preexisting conditions! Illegal? Ha ha! Also just to point out the ridiculousness of that definition: “A condition, excluding genetic information or an existing pregnancy, that existed prior … More Pic of my Week 1

Cold Days, Cold Nights

WHATCHA EATING We’re getting into the bitter winter temps here, even though we’re in the southeastern part of Minnesota. We are also firmly entrenched in the We-Have-No-Money season that follows directly on the heels of winter holidays, so I’ve been looking for easy and cheap meals that also make my winter belly* feel full and satisfied. As always, … More Cold Days, Cold Nights