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Where Beauty & Nature intersect

November 2019

Winter is knocking on our door   After a storm ended a spectacular fall leaf show and a late heavy frost killed off the last blooming flowers, the stage is set for snow. It hasn’t arrived yet, but ice is beginning to form around the edges of ponds and lakes and winter is knocking at […]

Wrap up a family gift and head north

At a loss for what to give the family this Christmas? A week or a weekend in Park Rapids and Itasca State Park will not disappoint and make memories for years to come. Some snow blankets the ground and woods, not enough yet for snowmobiling and cross country skiing, but it’s sure to come. Ice […]

December 2010, Take time to smell the hot chocolate

December 2010 Take time to smell the hot chocolate Mother Nature decorated the countryside with snow before Thanksgiving, and up north that means the white-frosted ground and trees will stay beautiful all winter. A few more inches of the white stuff will give snowmobilers, cross-country skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts the Christmas gift they want […]

Find the Season’s Magic Here…December 2009

December 2009 Find the season’s magic here The winter solstice soon marks the shortest day and longest night of the year and gives Santa more time to hop from rooftop to rooftop on his magical rounds. It can’t be a coincidence. We treasure silent nights and star-covered skies. The countryside prepares for winter recreation with […]

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