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Visiting the Arboretum

Recently the family and I went to the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

We seriously could not have picked a worse day to go. 69 more words


New Lego Art Installation Draws Large Crowds At Arboretum

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A new art installation is bringing in big crowds to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

Nature Connects features 13 different nature displays made entirely of Legos. 280 more words


Bigger Poison Ivy Leaves Mean Larger Risk

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – At some point, most of us will either come into contact with poison ivy or know someone with the telltale rash.

According to the CDC, roughly 90 percent of people exposed to the poisonous oil on the leaves of the plant will have an allergic reaction.  337 more words


Photograph: Purple Flowers

Photograph taken: 6/7/2015
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Glyphosate Labeling Both Confusing and Controversial

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – In his Ramsey greenhouse, Harley Gordon is framed by flowers. He loves the colors, just not the chemicals.

“I just have not been real fond of chemicals,” he said. 530 more words


Wander Minnesota: Sure Signs Of Spring

As if the sight of trees and lawns greening up wasn’t a big enough clue that spring is finally here, there are colors all across the spectrum at the… 189 more words

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Mother's Day, when you are without the mother part

Over the last few years May has become a very weird month for me. One the one hand, it is my birth month and that is awesome but it is also the month I lost my mother, on Memorial Day no less, and sandwiched somewhere right in the middle is good old Mother’s Day, a holiday I can no longer participate in because I am not a mother myself (not to any humans that can buy me a damn gift at least) and I no longer have one to call my own anymore. 1,092 more words

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