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.
Will Weaver grew up on a dairy farm in Minnesota. He’s attended St. Cloud State, the University of Minnesota, and Stanford. He was a Professor of English at Bemidji State University for twenty-four years. Will Weaver is a full-time writer now, having written in the range of a dozen books of fiction and nonfiction. He is also a poet.
The Beat is a daily reminder that, in Minnesota poetry matters, and Minnesota poets prove that every day
Fred Smith is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Each week, he shares his perspectives through Wildersmith on the Gunflint.