Going Native

Going Native

Educational and Environmental Project Part 2 (or as I call it “Going Native”) + The Minnesota State Fair — how fun is that?! Once again I am delighted to be selected as part of MP&G Marketing Solutions’s team (who are Master Water Stewards themselves) and with...
Everything Starts with a Need

Everything Starts with a Need

I’m seated in the intimate glow of the NORD TASTING ROOM among a wonderful group of women who make up our local NAWP. It’s a Wednesday evening, the March chapter meeting and we’re celebrating women entrepreneurs. “Here, try this. I love this. I eat it every day. It’s...
Color Instincts

Color Instincts

NPR’s Science Friday, featured a fascinating story on how octopuses use color to communicate. Marine biologists still have a lot of work ahead to interrupt the various shifting colors octopuses display, but it’s clear their use of color to communicate is more...
Sparks!

Sparks!

A lot has changed since I was a little girl celebrating the Fourth of July with my younger brother and my mom. We would sit on a blanket in a rural Minnesota field, sprayed down with OFF! to repel mobs of mosquitos, waiting for it to get dark enough for the fireworks...