Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Leng’s Fountain was a cornerstone of the Grand Marais, Minnesota, community for many years. It was a true old fashioned soda fountain. You could order phosphates, ice-cream or stop in for coffee and a paper. It was a place that brought people together. A place you could linger and mingle. In this documentary from WTIP North Shore Community Radio, hear the story of Leng’s as told by former employees and members of the Leng family. You can also listen to a montage of memories of the fountain from WTIP’s comment line.
In Parker Palmer’s book, Healing the Heart of Democracy, he cites 5 habits of the heart that will help us move beyond fear. Using excerpts from a 2013 interview, we examine the first habit — we are all connected.Marcia Hyatt is a leadership and life coach who provides a weekly feature on WTIP’s North Shore Weekend titled “The Best of Ourselves,” which explores how we can be resilient and creative in these turbulent times.