Seeds of Hope

By Greg Lecker On my drive to the Arboretum Saturday morning, I saw a miraculous sight – Canada geese walking on water.  Or so it appeared – their feet were visible under their lightly colored undersides.  Upon closer inspection, I learned the truth.  A thin, clear, but strong layer of ice had formed overnight.  High…

Late Fall Distractions

By Boak Wiesner An early November day with little wind, overcast, this being the month in Minnesota that is historically the most cloudy. Because of this, it remains a bit humid, so what I notice most about the time between fall and winter is how quiet the whole atmosphere is in the early morning. A…