Is it too early to think about holiday gift giving? I don’t think so, especially when this issue offers a few inspired-giving ideas, rooted in gratitude—the word of the month. Read more about Read the November 2021 Digital Edition
Aesop is said to have stated, “Good things come in small packages.” As for great things—I think they sometimes arrive in bespoke miniature proportions.
When Anne Marie Ruff Grewal of Wayzata reached out to me about an article idea for the magazine, her suggestion resonated with me a personal level. Let me explain. Read more about Read the October 2021 Digital Edition
Fresh starts. A little tabula rasa does us all good from time-to-time. Looking forward affords us the opportunity to embrace change and accept new challenges. For some, January is a good starting point; for others, September is the launching pad for moving in a new direction. Read more about Read the September 2021 Digital Edition
We’re well on our way through summer with fall in our sights. Typically, this issue would include our annual Prep Elite article. Each year, we ask area high schools to nominate incoming seniors, who exemplify the schools’ standards of excellence in a multitude of areas. Our editorial team then highlights four or five of the students in our pages. Read more about Read the August 2021 Digital Edition
Welcome to one of the most anticipated issues of the year—the annual Best of Lake Minnetonka Readers’ Poll results, showcasing community members’ favorite businesses and services, and, in my estimation, this issue can’t come soon enough. Read more about July 2021 Digital Edition
The end of the school year can find some of us itching for a vacation—that is during “normal” years. The public’s comfort level when it comes to travel this summer remains to be seen, but one thing is for sure—our area is chock-full of respite spots and outdoor recreation opportunities. Read more about Read the June 2021 Digital Edition
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Pundits, commentators and the like have been discussing parts of the societal fallout of the most recent pandemic. Making comparisons from historical events to the present is a common and necessary course of dialogue, and one of the current topics includes predicting if society will be similarly impacted as it was post the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic. Read more about May 2021 Digital Edition
Throw open the windows of your spirit; April is here!
Each passing month can bring us to another level of appreciation for what we have endured, maintained or pivoted toward. There’s hope for what we can achieve and celebrate in a world that has repeatedly and, in some cases unmercifully so, challenged us. Read more about April 2021 Digital Edition
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Have you ever had a conversation with someone or read another person’s words and felt, “I’ve had that feeling or experience, but this person is articulating it so much better than me!”? Enter David Motzenbecker. Read more about March 2021 Digital Edition
Travel is one of the themes for this month’s issue, and I was delighted when Barbara Sykora of the Deephaven Historical Society reached out with news about a small facelift to one of the oldest structures in Deephaven. Read along to discover one of the many reasons folks traveled back in the day to the area for much-needed summer respite. Read more about February 2021 Digital Edition