Voices of Thanksgiving



This is part of our Voices of Thanksgiving series. You can find all the stories and reflections of gratitude here. Trees singing wind-songs over shouting waters rising…

A Winter as Good as Last Year


Minnesotans—and many Midwesterners in general—love to hate their environment. If the weather is nice, we act like it’s unusual and unhealthy, perhaps global climate change.

Winter Came Suddenly


Winter came suddenly here. The world moved from autumn to winter in about four hours one afternoon. Snow was in the fields at home before the corn was out.