John Hensrud

Ping’s Rediscovered

Now, I’m not that old, but I think the first time I ate at Ping’s Szechuan Bar & Grill was in the 1970’s, about 50 years ago! We were just country...
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Landmark Center and Minnesota Boychoir 2019

  Sunday afternoon I’m heading to the Landmark Center in St Paul on a warm January day. Going to see our grandson sing with the Minnesota Boychoir. So . ....
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Breaking News: We helped my kindergarten teacher sell her condo!

About 20 years ago a nice older woman came up to me at church and asked, “Do you remember me?” She knew my name as staff in that Lutheran church...
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Super Real Estate Agent… 11 years in a row!

The November issue of Mpls St Paul Magazine features their 2018 list of “Super Real Estate Agents”… the top 5% of Twin Cities real estate agents based on client satisfaction....
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Ginger Hop Restaurant… where East meets NE

Sharlene and I were looking for a parking spot to eat at a restaurant on Main Street in Minneapolis, but found nothing. It was about 6 o’clock on a Friday...
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Out to lunch at Nawabi Hyderabad House Biryani Place

Well, my friend said we should meet at a fairly new Indian restaurant in Minnetonka/Hopkins… Nawabi Hyderabad House Biryani Place. And Wow, for me, a wonderful culture shock. When I enter...
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Dentils – Architectural Details

What’s that “thingy” over there? What’s a “dentil”? “A continuous line of small blocks in a Classical molding just under the fascia.”—G.E. Kidder Smith, FAIA A dentil (from Latin “dens”,...
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Alleys and their Histories

Wikipedia defines: An alley or alleyway is a narrow lane, path, or passageway, often designed for pedestrians and as a service road. . Other names include:  passageway, alleyway, path or...
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