Rain Taxi Review Puts on a Lively Book Fest

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Twin Cities Book Festival, sponsored by Rain Taxi Review of Books, was a blast. Lots of fun authors, including a … [Read more...]

Meet Me in Minneapolis — At the Twin Cities Book Festival

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Meet me in Minneapolis this Saturday. I'll be at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds participating in the Twin Cities Book … [Read more...]

My Long-Lost Dead Ancestors — I Found Them in a Parking Lot

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Yes, you can locate your long-gone ancestors. You can pin them down to an exact place. Locating ancestors is not quite as … [Read more...]

Tudor Bungalows in the Twin Cities—Little Houses With a Big Sense of Humor

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Can a house have a sense of humor? Charm, yes, of course. But a sense of humor? Houses are houses. They’re serviceable. … [Read more...]

I Brake for Floor Plans — I Like to See How Those Other People Live

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It’s Sunday morning. I pull the New York Times Magazine from the fat stack of newspapers on the breakfast table, fully … [Read more...]