Pamela O'Meara

Pamela O’Meara
Review staff

Pam O’Meara can be reached at pomeara@lillienews.com or 651-748-7818.

 

 

 

Mon
09
Apr

Walking the river, missions and rain in San Antonio


Pamela O’Meara photos/Review • The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, was founded 300 years ago by Franciscan monks from Spain to increase the power of priests and the Spanish Empire.

Late last year, my daughter had a three-day weekend so we pondered where to go. It had to be someplace new, warm, historic and fun, and serviced by a nonstop flight — San Antonio, Texas, fit the bill.

Tue
13
Mar

Help girls in the developing world, in Arden Hills

Days for Girls, an international program to keep girls in school while they have their periods, has provided more than 100,000 girls and women in the developing world with hygiene kits to help them.

Tue
13
Feb

Winter Carnival royalty attend Roseville Rotary meeting


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Dressed in their royal costumes — capes, crowns and a snow-white gown for the Queen of the Snows — and fresh from their 10-day Winter Carnival tour, members of the 2018 Winter Carnival royal family visited the Roseville Rotary club meeting on Feb.

Tue
06
Feb

New Orleans celebrates 300 years


Pamela O’Meara photos/Review • New Orleans has such a high water table that people are buried in vaults above ground in the St. Louis Cemetery, which is more than 200 years old and may be home to ghosts. The city itself, founded by a Frenchman in 1718, celebrates its 300th anniversary this year.

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Review staff

 

Wed
20
Dec

The ‘executive brain’ in teens


courtesy of Loren Swanson • Dr. David Walsh discussed executive function and what it means for managing one’s behavior at the Roseville Area Optimist Club’s Dec. 8 meeting.

Speaking to members and guests of the Roseville Area Optimist club on Dec. 8, psychologist and author Dr. David Walsh said executive function is the hottest topic in education today. 

Tue
28
Nov

Family, friends and fragrance in Michigan


Pamela O’Meara photo • The SS Badger, a National Historic Landmark, pulls into Ludington, after crossing Lake Michigan from Manitowoc, Wisconsin. It was launched in 1953 to ferry railroad cars across the lake. Now it’s a car ferry for people wishing to shorten their trip across the lake.

The fragrance of lavender wafted through the air and bees flited through the rows of lovely purple plants at Lavender Hill Farm near Petoskey, Michigan. 

Tue
26
Sep

St. Paul-born billionaire speaks at Roseville Area Optimist Club


Old Central High School classmates Don Salverda and Denny Sanford met up at the Roseville Area Optimist Club where Salverda arranged for Sanford to speak recently. Pamela O’Meara

The white-haired, personable, billionaire philanthropist T.

Tue
05
Sep

Out in Nebraska on the Oregon Trail

My trip to western Nebraska to learn how pioneers survived on the Oregon Trail began in an unusual way, but it did show us one thing the pioneers faced on the prairie — big storms and twisters.

Mon
24
Jul

Roseville Rotary learns about ShelterBox

On July 10 guest speaker and Rotarian Greg Krauska spoke to the Roseville Rotary Club about ShelterBox USA, a program with which Rotary International partners.

Wed
19
Jul

Submarines, sailboats and secret gardens in Door County


This old fireboat in Sturgeon Bay served the Chicago Fire Department for many years. photo: Pamela O'Meara

Who would have thought the nation’s most complete World War II submarine would be permanently docked in the Manitowoc River, just off Lake Michigan, in Wisconsin?

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