As I write this post, in the aftermath of the biggest snowstorm to hit the Twin Cities in several years, I keep returning to the idea of gratitude. Let me back up. On Monday, my fellow Minnesotans and I geared up for a nasty snowstorm. When we woke on Monday morning, it really hadn’t hit […]
On Sunday evening, we visited some elderly friends, Bill and Leola. Bill is a retired scientist and will turn 94 this summer. Leola is Bill’s broadly-educated partner who, in her late eighties, still gardens, reads, stays current on politics and world events. We talked about many things during our visit and Leola insisted on taking […]
Just when you swear one more snowstorm will put you over the edge, you wake up to stunning beauty.