Pig’s Eye Island owes its name to a nineteenth-century trader, Pig’s Eye Parrant, who sold liquor and guns along the Mississippi’s watery highway.
Quotes from Saint Paulites
“I'm not indecisive. Am I indecisive?”
—Jim Scheibel, Saint Paul mayor
“The principle that ownership is stewardship, that the man who possesses superfluous goods must regard himself as a trustee for the needy, is fundamental and all-pervasive in the teaching of Christianity.”
—Father John A. Ryan, University of St. Thomas teacher and writer
“If at any time I've ever had any doubt about what I'm doing, all I have to do is see a patient, and talk to her, and I realize it's the right thing”