After years in urban ministry, economic development, affordable housing and responsbility for urban congregations spread throughout the metro area I thought I knew Minneapolis.
Not so. When I drove over to ecological gardens, Paula’s home at 4105 Washburn Avenue I discovered north Minneapolis, the one that includes Shingle Creek, the Humboldt Greenway, Victory Memorial Drive. This is a quiet leafy chunk of the city that seems somehow separate, another urban entity, neither suburb nor city.
Delightful. I love to drive around in the city, on city streets, to places I’ve never been. That chance came to me today and I had a great time.
Back home in time for the nap, but no sleep. A family I know has a terrible weight on them right now and I couldn’t get it off my mind. What can I do. What will they do.
So I got up and moved old wire fencing Continue reading