About This Author

My New Year's resolution is to drink less coffee and more
Loves old movies and TV shows, with a recent inroad into foreign films.
Love animals, chocolate and reading, not necessarily in that order.


Current Residence: South of the Twin Cities, MN.

Favorite Colors: Turquoise, Purple, Green, Rose, Peach

Animal Lover, especially of Horses

Car: Minivan. (The VW died, went to carlot heaven.)

Best Trip Ever: Family vacation to Expo 1967 in Montreal Canada where I was exposed to a smattering of foreign cultures and history, and had my picture taken with a Canadian Mountie. Woo ha!

Other memorable vacations: Kentucky Derby in Louisville, KY; Bahamas; Washington D.C.

I once started an Unofficial Susan Boyle fan club here on NV -- which was a victim of the downsizing of the number of groups permitted on the Beta Newsvine. So long, Susan, and good luck wherever you go!

Also you can keep track of certain categories of articles like this:
For my short memoir pieces, look up the tag Minnie-Memoir.
For my review of books or movies, look up the tag Minnie-Review.

Most popular older stories:

How the Archway cookie crumbled --

When It Comes to Fighting Recession, It May Help To Ask What Would Elvis Do (WWED)? --

My Eclectic Christmas Music List --

My Eclectic Christmas Movie List -- Old Chestnuts, Classy Stuff, and Misc --

Witnesses Testify That Obama NOT Natural-Born [Satire] --


Meet Buck the Wonder Horse --

Winter Moods [Pictorial] --

UW-Milwaukee Madrigal Dinner [Pictorial and Review] --

Vanished Wisconsin Barns [News Pictorial] --

Mini Research Papers:

Magnesium, Epsom Salts and Sports Performance (Part 1) --

Determining Relationship Between Neanderthals, Modern Sapiens from mtDNA; aka 'Who's Your Granny?' --

The Hyoid Bone and the Capacity for Speech in Hominids --

Why Carbon Monoxide Is So Dangerous --

New Age, Gnostic, or Crypto-History Articles:

Edgar Cayce Expedition Discovers Caves Beneath Giza Pyramids --

Cayce: "Nile Flowed West" Could Be Borne Out by Recent Discoveries --

The Three Wise Men and the Three Pyramids -- and the Star --

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