Fun Facts

I’ve won a total of eleven ribbons at the Minnesota State Fair for my gluten-free baking, including three blue ribbons for bread, another blue ribbon for cookies, and a SWEEPSTAKES ribbon in 2018!

The only time I followed a band on tour was Son Volt in 1997. I saw shows in Portland, Seattle, Fargo, and Minneapolis.

My wedding was attended by thirteen people, including the officiant.

I’m a nut for MGM musicals, especially ones featuring Judy Garland and/or Gene Kelly. I also love their musicals with Fred Astaire, Ann Miller, Jane Powell, and even Esther Williams!

I’ve marched on Washington twice : in the March for Women’s Lives in April 2004 and the Women’s March in January 2017.

I was an extra in the movie “Mallrats.”

Every few years I reread the Betsy-Tacy high school books because they make me happy.

I continue to live in Minneapolis, my hometown, because as Prince famously said, “the cold keeps the bad people out.”