August 18, 2012 Jonya Pacey

Here’s some of what happened yesterday: Gave away about a dozen brochures to people who are interested in us. People who spent quality shopping time talking history with us, talking fun things to do, fighting to do, learning to do, food to eat, people to share with. Several from Mankato,…

August 16, 2012 Jonya Pacey

and the tables are under it – bare, so we don’t have to be out there with it. It’s set up day; we don’t have to be out there. We also went on a second walkabout for us, this one with Gev and found the bestest thing, but that’s not…

August 15, 2012 Jonya Pacey

Just like last year, they are the wrong type of tent. All modern and plastic. But the atmosphere and the hammering and the anticipation is nice. The private-lot vendors are in full swing here. Tomorrow at 6 am, the first of the event-lot vendors start lining up in the street…

August 15, 2012 Jonya Pacey

Gotta love this…the first official bit of email regarding my running for city council is an email from the Minnesota Candidate Pronunciation System, asking me to confirm how to pronounce my name. Considering my life-long enjoyment of how people mangle “Jonya” I am amused all over again.

August 15, 2012 Jonya Pacey

That was the newest sign that Gold Rush is almost here – portas popping up in our neighborhood. Frankly, I get anticipation giddiness watching the work being done this week. The signs for the change to directional traffic flow are placed flat to the ground on the appropriate corners. City…

August 13, 2012 Jonya Pacey

Started the evening with a miniseries called With Fire and Sword but it while it was interesting, esp visually interesting, it really was pretty much a historical romance novel set against good reenactment. And really I got cranky having to keep my eyes on the screen to read the subtitles….