Eden Prairie photographer Gary Stevens was simply doing a favor when he captured this image. “I was asked by dear friends to photograph their extraordinary gardens,” Stevens says. The next thing he knew, this vibrant dragonfly was posing for him.
Nancy Narr had a serious fear of flying. She could get on a flight if she was accompanied by her husband or a close friend, but had to take prescription anti-anxiety medication and managed her panic with a death-grip on her seatmate’s hand.
No matter what else has occupied him in life, Larry Christianson of Waconia has always been driven to write, especially poetry. “I’ve been a poet off and on for the last 35 years, pretty on for the last 20 or 25,” Christianson says.
True shoppers love the thrill of the hunt as much as the stuff they bring home, and the PROP Shop in Eden Prairie has a new volunteer opportunity for thrill-seeking shoppers: the Secret Shopper program.
Sweet Tea Vodka—vodka that’s infused with tea—has exploded as the leader in summertime cocktails. There are many brands out there, including Jeremiah Weed, Firefly and Sweet Carolina. Try this recipe for a Fuzzy Fly from Firefly (but feel free to use any sweet-tea vodka).
Daisy and the Dukes, an up-and-coming country band from the southwest metro, is no stranger to the stage. After years of performing in rock bands, lead vocalists Keith and Daisy decided to tap back into their country roots.