First, a bit of book news: Wildings received a review I’m quite pleased with from Kirkus!
I kept up my tradition of making it to the Minnesota State Fair every year I can. Here are some photos:
I started off with the beer brat buddies
Ukrainian eggs decorated by Luba Perchyshyn
Lovely delphinium at the flower show in the Ag and Horticulture Building
Minnesota food brands
Kids in the Miracle of Birth Center
Sheep in the Sheep Barn
Cattle in the Cattle Barn
There was once again a sad dearth of goats, just two rows of Boer goats in the Swine Barn. Clearly Read and Ride Day (i.e. library card discount day) does not coincide with goat judging. I may have to adjust my fairgoing strategy.
Izzy’s Chocolate Agate Crunch with Church ‘Elder’ Berry Izzy scoop, from the Hamline Church Dining Hall
Art in the Fine Arts Building
Ethnic baking in Minnesota
And to finish, a trio of Minnesotas:
U of M research center Minnesota
Seed art Minnesota