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Since You Left Minneapolis

I turned thirty in Minneapolis. I wanted to celebrate with my girlfriend-at-the-time on the patio of the Loring Park Café, where a musician played saxophone from the roof. But it rained that day – a pummeling thunderstorm – and we … Continue reading

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This time of year, the leafless limbs of Callicarpa bodinieri bobble with amethyst berries. The bright clusters are striking in December, when most of the autumn leaves have melted into brown slicks of mush. Any garden flowers that remain — … Continue reading

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