Booksigning Event Come join us Saturday, March 31, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Bloomington Drug & Gift! Bloomington Drug & Gift is hosting a booksigning event for former Kennedy graduate, Julie Saffrin, author of BlessBack: Thank Those Who Shaped Your Life. Bloomington Drug & Gift is conveniently located on the southeast corner of 98th and Lyndale Ave. S. at 509 W. 98th Street, next to Festival Foods. For more information about this event, please call the store’s manager, Lynn Johnson, (952) 884-7538. Hope to see you there! BlessBack makes a perfect gift and is a great discussion book for…Read More
Have you ever wondered why fish school and quickly shift all together in another direction? The last week of February 2012 found me experiencing this year’s Leap Day in the Florida Keys. Yes, it was splendid. Our base was a rented home in Marathon. For four days we rented a Boston Whaler-looking boat and proceeded nine miles into the Gulf of Mexico and anchored around a sunken boat where fish were known to school. To lure the fish, my husband Rick put out what is called “chum.” We waited and soon little fish called pinfish came for the chum. They…Read More
What’s in Your Tickler File?
Not long ago, I had a doctor’s appointment. Turns out it was in the building where I had my first real job. As I climbed the stairs to the office and turned the corner, memory’s eyes tricked me. Where was Brenda the receptionist, talking to clients and directing phone calls? I continued down the hall. The claims department, which housed so many of the claim examiners whose letters I transcribed, had been replaced with doors to medical offices. When I reached the end of the hallway and opened the door to where I had an appointment, I realized I was…Read More