Arts & Culture

Fresh Ice

Greg Hagen has enjoyed taking photos as a creative outlet for a long time, but he recently began to delve deeper into the hobby. “Two years ago, I took a community-ed course on photography, and that pushed me forward quite a bit,” he says.

Gone are the days of formal living rooms and dining rooms, as current trends for open concept spaces reflect the more casual and multi-functional lifestyle of today’s families. As a result, many owners of older homes are left with rooms that don’t function well.

Woodbury author Kerstin March offers an apt description of the June launch of her first novel, Family Trees.

Twelve years ago, Diane Bjorkman and husband Bill Lehman took over Gentle Transitions (GT), a senior move management company serving the metro and outlying areas since 1990.

I admit that I am very fond of this particular photo. The subjects are two special people in my life: my granddaughter, Mia Musser, with her mother—my daughter-in-law—Katie. The peaceful scene was snapped by Katie’s father, Steve Kobayashi, using a Canon 60D camera with a 28 mm lens.

Most people don’t spend much time thinking about where their cable television comes from (at least until the bill arrives).

Whether it’s a literal physical place or a metaphorical state of mind, a destination is a special location. That’s why this year’s theme for Woodbury High School’s cabaret show is just that: Destination.

Sometimes, success is not all about the planning. Angie Hare, who captured this photo of her son Jack’s Woodbury traveling baseball team, calls this photo “dumb luck.” Forest fires, happening nearby in Canada, created brilliantly colored skies, and the lighting cast a friendly glow on the field.

St.
Ambrose of Woodbury Catholic School
celebrated Catholic Schools Week with a
variety of activities, including dress-up days and field trips.

We’ve spent a lot of time indoors over the past few months; it’s safe to bet you’re tired of the same old space and ready to implement of all the ideas you “pinned” or “houzz’d” this winter.

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