Grandmother Recalled In The Earthy Smell Of Beets

Araceli Esparza’s grandmother picked vegetables for canning factories in Wisconsin. Among the vegetables she picked were beets, which stained her hands with both their color and smell. Araceli tells us about how the smell of beets unleashed memories of her grandmother’s hands.

Dragon Boats Build Strength For Cancer Survivors

For the last five years, Mayo Clinic Health System has been hosting the Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival in La Crosse. Teams of 20 paddlers compete in the race on the Black River, raising money for breast cancer research and treatment.

Madeline Island Chamber Music

Madeline Island is a place of wild beauty. On any given day you can hear the sound of Lake Superior waves on the shore, wildlife, and if you listen close, maybe even chamber music.

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