Ice Ice Baby

Ice Ice Baby

There's something terrifyingly beautiful about ice, which hangs in rich abundance all through Minneapolis. It swoops down from rooftops like seasonal stalactites, stills mighty rivers and turns Minnehaha Falls into Minnehaha Stops-And-Preens-for-A-While. In town for some preliminary wedding planning and, fortunately, in the company of some of the warmest people we know, we stepped carefully [...]

Speed the plows, savor the season

Speed the plows, savor the season

Virginia Lee Burton would have loved Appleton's annual elementary school winter art project. Author of the cheerfully feminist Katy and the Big Snow and several other award winning children's books, Burton celebrated art in all forms and founded Folly Cove, a group of internationally recognized artisans. By asking elementary school children to decorate snow shovels, [...]