Arts & Culture

Larry Paulson: A Plymouth Creek Crossing

“The photo is composed around the strong diagonal formed by the stepping stones. The stones invite the viewer to cross the creek and continue on toward the sunset.

growing flowers in the garden

The trees are starting to bud, and warmer temps are on the horizon. Spring is here, and for those who sport a green thumb, the best time of year has begun.

Whether it’s pairing down the closet or tidying up the playroom, home organizing is a to-do we all have to, well, do. “I just don’t know where to start,” is a sentiment I hear frequently. In these instances, I like to offer up the straightforward HOME:

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennet

Reading offers catharsis for some of the most difficult situations in life. A well-told story can alleviate our own troubles by offering catharsis through crisis.

Ky McDonald, Set Me Free

“There’s no place like home,” proclaims Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz. Our homes are the foundation of all of our hopes and dreams while also very real places that exude a warmth created by the people that inhabit the space.

Wintering Canoes - Clifton E. French Regional Park in Plymouth, MN

“After years of taking photos of my family, I started taking scenic photos again during the pandemic when I started exploring all of the wonderful parks here in Plymouth.  We moved from the Chicago area to Plymouth a fe


The popularity of reading for pleasure is taking a dip as it becomes quicker to get entertainment from a screen than a book.

holding book: When Breath Becomes Air

Razorblade Tears
by S. A. Crosby

When you open your closet door, are you excited to pick out an outfit or filled with dread because of the mess? Closets are one of the most crucial places to keep organized in your home, but they’re also one of the quickest to become cluttered due to everyday use.