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A Case of the Mondays

I’m not sure about all of you, but today I’m having a major case of the Mondays. After a fantastic weekend celebrating my parents’ 33rd wedding anniversary, heading back to work this morning was a bit of a bummer. We had a mix of everything over the weekend:

  • My favorite Friday night dinner at Brasa in St. Paul – nothing says “Hello Weekend!” like a local shredded chicken sandwich with creamed spinach and a glass of Fulton American Blonde.
  • Took my dad to the Car Craft Summer Nationals car show at the State fairgrounds. No matter how many times we tried to stump him with “Hey Dad, what’s that?” he’d always know the year, make and model of every car. Every time. The guy is an encyclopedia of muscle cars. I loved hearing his stories as we passed some of the old models he used to own. Ended the day watching the burnout competition. Check out the Mystery Machine leaving rubber on the road: 
  • Aquatennial Fireworks on the Stonearch Bridge. If you haven’t seen these, make them a Minnesota tradition next year.
  • More blueberry picking at Covered Bridge Farm – we’re now up to 34 pounds for the season. Fresh berries, yogurt and granola have been my go-to breakfast for the past two weeks. My mom even made us a blueberry pie before she left on Sunday. There’s still PLENTY of berries left for picking if you’re still interested in some local berries.

Today I was looking back on the last month of blogging, it’s been pretty sparse since we returned from California. Maybe I’ve had a case of the Mondays since late June? Today when I was feeling less like eating the veggies out of the garden and more like a double cheeseburger, fries and chocolate shake, I went back and read the Locavore Q & A series that posted while we were on vacation. I needed a little inspiration and managed to find it right here in some old posts. Fight off you’re own case of the Mondays and check out the posts you might have missed:

Q & A with Simon Helgeson from 20Food.net

Q & A with Jeni Hill of An Herbalist Eats

Q & A with Amy Peterson of Green Your Plate

Q & A with Dorothy Stainbrook of Farm to Jar and HeathGlen Farm

Q & A with Liz Berget of Carpé Season

Q & A with Laughing Loon Farm

Q & A with Mirra Fine of Perennial Plate

Q & A with The Mill City Farmers’ Market

Q & A with Molly Watson from About.com


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