Posts Tagged ‘bonsai’

I wouldn’t blame the casual reader of this blog for concluding that Minnesotans talk about nothing but the weather. But when you consider that our temperature range here is a whopping 174 degrees (and that it once dropped 71 degrees in a single day), perhaps you can understand all the fuss. And boy, was last […]


This morning I awoke to the first snow of the season. I love the hypnotic magic of watching the snowflakes fall. Unfortunately, that magic disappears the instant I step outside. Outside, I don’t see the snow drifting weightlessly toward the ground. Instead I feel it against my face, wind-driven, like a thousand tiny ice razors. […]