Suzanne McLaughlin's St. Michael - Albertville Minnesota Blog

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I could call this the week from you-know-where, or I could call this opportunity knocking head. Doesn't matter.  It was a great week for a lot of people, myself included.  And none of it would have happened except for a chance encounter at a garage sale.  Sometimes, I stop by garage sale...
This is an open letter to all Minnesota Twins Fans.  Harmon Killebrew, one of the original members of the Minnesota Twins, has gone into hospice care in Arizona.  He says that he has surrendered to his fight with esophogeal cancer and will spend his remaining time with his wife, Nita.  Harmon, no...
If you haven't yet met Gwen Banta, a comedian extraordinaire, let me introduce you.  Agents, beware, she is out to get you for your stupidity.  She comes up with the best material around.  And, since I have been here for quite some time, she and I could come up with some great material from the p...
I have a whole series on pets.  And, one of the things I am working on is what to do for homeowners who can no longer afford to keep their pets in Wright County Minnesota.  I have a list of shelters and some of the criteria for surrenders or, alternatively, what can be done to help you keep a pet...
I really hate to Jorgen leaving.  He had such a great sense of humor and was really part of the greatest fun here in the Rain.  Especially in the beginning of his career here.  It is difficult to see some of the great entrepenuers, so to speak leaving now.  Let's hope the boat floats. Welcome dea...
I have several spammers that I see coming into my spam email that I know came from the Rain.... It irritates me even though I don't have to deal with it.  I could, and mostly do, just ignore it and delete it.  But some are so persistent, and I worry about spam.  Why?  Because there are people out...
I have taken the day off....shocking. So here is a quickie for all you moms out there who love chocolate, but want something easy!!! Chocolate Rum Truffles  - Makes 24 truffles 1/2 cup whipping cream 8 oz. chopped bittersweet chocolate (about 1 2/3/ cups) 1 1/2 T dark rum 1/2 c cocoa Bring the cr...
My ISO (Insignficant Other as he was previously known) last night decided not only to cook and prepare dinner, but clean up afterwards.  It was his way of letting me know that he appreciates all I do for him. And, many of you might not find this extraordinary, but the man (now known as Sweetie) h...
                      The new St. Michael City Hall has been open for business for a couple of months, but there are phone numbers and websites to update, if you don't have the new nifty magnet that they have put out for residents.  Here are all the numbers and websites:   St. Michael, Albertvill...
Today I called a counselor from the Minnesota Home Ownership Center who works with struggling homeowners to stay in their homes.  They have formed a new partnership with Fannie Mae to do just that. During the course of our conversation, the counselor found out that I work with a number of short s...

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