Sunday, June 27, 2010

oh northfield, how do I love thee? let me count the ways. . .

sidewalk neighborhoods that enjoy summer in their front yards
a riverwalk dotted with flowers
seeing new-to-me flowering shrubs and looking up at them
a store that says what it is
(and a smaller city outside of a major metropolitan area that is committed to a co-op)
a two-story library on a hill celbrating its 100 birthday
with public restrooms right inside the entryway
a weekly gathering spot creating the art of summer saturdays
seeing a crowd
musicians who love to sing
vendors trying new recipes
delicious homemade citrus tea with mint
a popcorn wagon in the central square
preserving the past
diggs on division
many spiral staircases
a twin cities suburban transplant who moved to northfield because of the artisan community, and wanted to showcase their talent through her talent of creating a whimsical, friendly gallery. . . complete with her handcrafted paper birds in the window
angle parking
another new recipe: white plum almond pastry tart
a real deal, old-fashioned bakery
a consignment/vintage clothing shop that organizes separate racks by size
this sign
an old favorite
and a new one




6 comments:

  1. That's a lot of gratitudes.

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  2. Wonderful post!! So many lovely little blessings.

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  3. I've been to Northfield many times and love it! There are so many fun things to see and do and the people are so friendly. Thanks for sharing these images!

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  4. looks like a great place- wonderful photos!

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  5. Love this post- I'm headed to Northfield Friday- looking forward to spending the day perusing cute shops in a charming town! Any lunch recommendations?

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