The Archer House
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- Leave San Jose
- Arrive Mineapolis
- Drive through MacAlester College(1 hour)
- Drive south to Northfield (1 hour)
- Spend night at The Archer House
Yet another beautiful sunny day in Minneapolis. Started out the day by sitting in the porch and watching a couple of young squirrels playing up the tree in the garden opposite. They were very amusing especially when they were tangled in a ball and rolled down to the footpath. There was also quite a large rabbit eating the lawn in the same garden. I have packed my "big red" suitcase in preparation for leaving my room empty for the ...
... getting a full tour of the beautiful bikes trails admits the blackberry laden forests and the flowery prairies that fulfilled my Laura Angles childhood dreams. Before dinner I snuck out for a quick little bike adventure to explore the cute town riding over bridges and around flower laden streets. Mrs. Kurth prepared the the most wonderful and well balanced meal of grilled chicken, corn on the cob, a rice dish with fresh veggies and a ...
... Chicken Fontinella --"lightly floured and sautéed chicken breast topped with Hearthstone ham, creamy spinach, artichoke hearts, fontina & provolone cheeses. Baked to perfection and served on a bed of linguine topped with a rosa sauce." It was as good as the description suggests it might be.
After dinner, I called Richard Nau (as mentioned above), we gassed up the car, and took a brief drive through the St. Olaf campus. We then returned to our room and called it a day.
... sculptures.) and probably most well-known is "Spoonbridge and Cherry", a huge sculpture of a cherry on a spoon designed by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen.
The Cowles Conservatory has a large sculpture by Frank Gehry called "Standing Glass Fish" and I believe two other sculptures that light up at night that I couldn't see during the day. There were some plants but much of the conservatory ...
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