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Decision Time

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

How To Make an Important Decision

First, realize that there is Always more than one important thing to consider. There are at least two sides to Every story and each side is as important as the other. A third side could be the one.

It is very good at this point to make a list of pros and cons for the issue. Many times we find there are an equal number on both sides. This is the nature of living. Good things and bad things can come of our decisions and actions. At some point we realize that all is life and life is complicated. Try to keep it simple and you’ll be less inclined to err.

Secondly, make sure you have heard the other viewpoints to the issue. Ask an elder, a professor, and a good friend who has gained your respect and who knows about the issue from experience.

Thirdly, don’t make any decisions in haste or out of pure emotions. Heart, head, and spirit must all go together. If one is missing, something is wrong.

Fourthly, ask yourself, is this the right way to choose before making your final decision.

Fifthly, know that you can always withdraw and change your mind when new information becomes available. Don’t stick to your guns just because you made a decision and refuse to change.

Sixthly, if you have made the right decision, and feel good about it, then by all means stay with that until you have been proven wrong.

And, finally, sometimes if we wait long enough, an issue will resolve itself. No action need be taken by us. The resolution might take place almost immediately, or it might take years. It is up to you, armed with information and several viewpoints to decide when to take action and when to let it ride on the wings of fate. Good luck to you in all your endeavors.

Open Streets-Try It Out

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

Many towns like Northfield struggle over weather or not to have motorized vehicles in their down town shopping areas. Well, Chicago, of all places to come up with a solution or compromise, is closing streets for a day, Sunday, each week. If it doesn’t work, no law in stone, YET, that says we can’t open it back up to cars and trucks, and all!

http://chicagoist.com/2013/07/30/open_streets_returns_to_wicker_park.php

Menus

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

For some years now, I have both collected and shared some mouth watering reading fare. Yes, menus.
Read a menu when you are sad, read a menu when you are mad, betcha sweet dollar you will not holler
because your brain will be so glad. lol!

Medici’s on 57th is a place I went to with various friends and my husband so many times I cannot count.
The food is so good, the service just right. Today, just go to the site, download the three menus and then
sleep well tonight. Alright? Alright.

http://www.medici57.com/

Bluff View Bar and Grille

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

In Wabasha, we are so lucky to have new owners, Greg and June, who have made a super place to dine and enjoy one of the prettiest views in the area. We especially enjoyed our lunch today as Greg took a moment out of his busy time to let us know where my salmon was from, South America, and how he loved to prepare food for friends and anyone who appreciates the time and effort, I’d say the artistry, in serving a great dish of food. For me, this was one for the books, because, although it was a simple salad with salmon on top, the ingredients were very fresh, very colorful,
and full of flavor. A lovely balsamic vinegar dressing was my good choice and one that I enjoyed so much, I ate the entire cupful, which is something I rarely do.

Greg was proud of his cooking and of Chef Jeremy’s sparkling clean kitchen. Greg said, I don’t have to tell him what to do, he just keeps it that way on his own to the point where the county inspector commented that their kitchen was one of the best he’s seen.

My husband loves the beef dishes and orders them all the time. He’s the fussy one between us two and if he doesn’t like something, we don’t go back. We’ve enjoyed the Bluff a few dozen times in the last year, and highly recommend it to everyone now that Jeremy is here.

In Wabasha, HWY 60, near Hwy 61, 1-651-565-4332

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Bluffs-at-Coffee-Mill/202994283048914?fref=ts

Some Accessories Might Be In Order

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Just ran across one of the nicest beaded jewelry artists I have seen. Please check them out on Facebook.
They are just getting underway so get there quick because I think they will sell out soon, that’s how nice
their pieces are to my eye.

J&M Jewelry
Quality handcrafted Native American Jewelry
Made in Milwaukee, WI USA

What’s New In Wabasha

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

The Wabasha Farmer’s Market has some good news for you!! Now accepting Credit/Debit cards & SNAP/EBT!
The Wabasha Farmers Market is happy to announce that we will now be able to accept SNAP/EBT cards (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps) and also Credit/Debit cards.

We are also participating in the Market Bucks Program from Blue Cross and MFMA (Minnesota Farmers Market Association.) “Market Bucks” coupons match the first $5 in SNAP/EBT card purchases with an additional $5 in Market Bucks each market day.

We are asking everyone’s help in getting the word out about this great program that helps people obtain good healthy food for their families.

Wanted: Piano and Organ Person

Monday, June 17th, 2013

St. Felix in Wabasha, wants a person part time for teaching grammar school
and playing organ in church. St. Felix Catholic Church
117 3rd St. W Wabasha, MN 55981 USA 651-565-3931

Ad with a Purpose

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

While the thinking behind this is good, the thieves will
ruin it all for everyone within days, I am guessing.

Wabasha Farmers Market Opening Day

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Four great vendors came out today, despite the threat of rain and held shop underneath

  • the Bridge in Wabasha. I, for one, was so glad to see them after 7 months of No Farmers
    Market! Oh, dear, how did I make it. I tell you how I made it, I had some things I had
    bought last autumn from the WFM that brought me thru the winter. Relish and salsa,
    cookies and fudge. Flowers and their seeds and so much many good memories of
    live accoustic music and chats and freshly grown local fruits and veggies.

    Today we heard live music from two charming ladies who played American and Irish
    folk music for us. We are always happy to leave them some dollar bills because they
    don’t charge for their tunes and it’s worth a million bucks.
    We also had a nice chat with a couple who sell herb plants and wooden eating spoons,
    hand carved, beautiful and a bit too expensive for us today, as we had a limited budget,
    but I think I am going to try and save my nickels and dimes for at least one. We did get
    some healthy and lovely basil and rosemary plants.

    We also met Sara from Pepin who runs the Wabasha Farmers Market, see
    Sara (715) 442-2488 for her excellent picante or wabashafm@gmail.com for
    details about the Wabasha Farmers Market. They are looking for vendors, too.
    Sara has a lot of good ideas to expland the Farmers Market and we can all
    help by supporting and participating. When it all comes down to it, the
    farmer is are our best of all friends.

    Wine Tasting Tips

    Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

    I liked this short article on wine tasting tips;

    http://www.lovepanky.com/travel-and-health/food-and-recipes/wine-tasting-how-to-taste-wine