“The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each other’s burdens, easing others’ loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of the holidays.” —W.C. Jones, a former U.S. Representative
“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul,” writes Alfred Austin, English poet and novelist.
The North Star State, the Land of 10,000 Lakes, the Gopher State, the Bread-and-Butter State—though Minnesota has numerous trademarks, its culinary scene is also unlike any other.
“When you look good, you feel good and do good, and your fashion and style speaks volumes before you even say any words.” —Nikki Steele, stylist
“Our large dog coordinator had a 75 percent increase in the number of lives saved over the summer.” —Rachel Mairose, Secondhand Hounds in Minnetonka