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From The Atlantic, this delightful video is all about adults who have gotten serious about their treehouses, including a “treesort” in northern Oregon. I would like to life in a treehouse. Wouldn’t you?

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While the stormy weather’s been a challenge this spring in Minneapolis, it’s led to very high water levels – a nice change after a year of severe drought. It’s been years since I’ve visited Minnehaha Falls Regional Park, and it’s a great time to see the falls running at peak flows.

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Minnehaha Falls - Minneapolis. June 2013

Minnehaha Falls – Minneapolis. June 2013

Minnehaha Falls - Minneapolis. June 2013

Minnehaha Falls – Minneapolis. June 2013

After some interesting conversations lately, I’ve been thinking about climate change/global warming more than ever. As a snowmobile journalist, I am very hopeful for a normal, cold and snowy winter. Whatever happens one year, though, is irrelevant in the face of the trends. I’m very excited to see this movie – it looks beautiful and sad.