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.
Winter air infused with maple or birch smoke is one of the joys of living up north year ‘round. The scent of smoke in the chilly air also signals that all is well. It says that somewhere near enough to sniff, to find, to share, there is warmth. In this edition of Magnetic North, Vicki shares her love of fire and ice, even during the coldest time of year.