With love from the Twin Cities

Spring is here! Or so they say. Since the vernal equinox marked the beginning of spring, Minnesotans have been celebrating the annual tradition of asking, “What am I doing here!? Why did I choose to live here!?” While much of the country is springing forth with new life, the past two mornings we’ve woken up to 4 inches of fresh snow. That being said, nearly every conversation I participate in turns to excitement to get out on...

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What is a River without love?

A River without love is a River walled in. It is confined, away from the children that usually fish, swim and play in it. Its banks are free of birds but full of pollution. Without love, a River is just dirty water, like your sink after washing your hands. But a River that we love? We call that River many names, names imbued with special meaning by their journeys through our hearts and out of our mouths, into the ears of our children and...

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