Polly's Minnesota

Blog URL: http://pollysminnesota.blogspot.com/

Curious and at times eccentric insights from one transplanted to Minnesota.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Horses are finally turned out to pasture on May 18, 2011After what must be one of the longest, coldest, and eventually the muddiest winters I can remember, the horses at both my favorite locations, We Can Ride in Minnetonka and Cross Creek near Cologne, are finally being turned out to graze on fresh grass...



Winter Has Ended...or Has It? on Apr 4, 2011Finally there is more brown grass visible than snow. The skyscraper of snow near the pool is only one and a half stories high. We are starting to be able to see the furniture left on our deck by the sudden snowstorm that socked us in last Noveber 1...



Winter Anst Has Ended...or Has It? on Apr 4, 2011Finally there is more brown grass visible than snow. The skyscraper of snow near the pool is only one and a half stories high. We are starting to be able to see the furniture left on our deck by the sudden snowstorm that socked us in last Noveber 1...



The Cusp of Summer 2010 on Aug 13, 2010I love the month of June, as it heralds so much promise. There are so many things to do and anything can happen. June in Minnesota is always warm, at one point or another (I remember when Yeltsin and Gorbachev came to the Twin Cities in June many y...



Midwest summer... on Jul 7, 2010I hate to have to leave Minnesota in the summer. Any other time of year I will jump at the chance. But we wait so long for summer to arrive, and when it does, it is always spectacular -- beautiful clear skies, not too much humidity, everything in b...



The High Cost of Living in Minnesota on Aug 19, 2009When I moved here from Boston I was dazzled by the beauty of early October, and decided that any place this majestic was worth the effort to make myself comfortable during the winter months I knew would follow.Winter, however, fell into a new catagor...