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Extraordinary places stay with you long after your visit. They fill you with wonder.
Join us for a Saturday morning workshop. Discover an extraordinary place and how to find that place where you belong.

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Make your move. Moving can be complicated and difficult. I can help you plan and execute a successful relocation. I’ve been there, my work and life have brought me to 11 places in four states.

Find purpose as a guide to place in your community. We are curators of place, helping people live healthier and happier lives.

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Joan Mathison, Adventures with a Locavore


Understanding what it means to be human
Is connected to understanding place.
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The powerful stories about how resilient people brought new life to dying neighborhoods—-like Lowertown, Summit Avenue, and now, Highland Bridge—- inspire me.

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Give a unique and memorable gift they won’t want to return

Share the sense of wonder that an extraordinary place inspires. Have them experience our workshop. Support their life goals with an experienced and trusted advisor. Give them personal time with me to help plan and execute a successful move. Or to find new purpose as a place guide in their own community.

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Picnic On The River Gorge

Sign up to be among the first to know about upcoming workshops, events and tours, and you will receive our map, Picnic on the River Gorge in Saint Paul, featuring 20 scenic spots along the Mississippi. 

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