September/October 2022

“As bees gather honey, so we collect what is sweetest out of all things and build.” —Rainer Maria Rilke, Austrian poet and novelist

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Submission for Lens on the Lake entitled 'A Scow at Sunset'.

Lens on the Lake: A Scow at Sunset. Winning photo captures sails and sun.

Beekeeper Andy Sorenson and his neighbor Mary Wingfield

Local Beekeeper Tastes Sweet Success. Neighbors share their passion for beekeeping just in time for National Honey Month.

Scare in White Bear run participants in Halloween costumes.

A Frightfully Fun 5K. Celebrate Halloween with the annual Scare in White Bear run.

Dhruva Pingale of White Bear Lake Area High School.

White Bear Lake Senior Spotlight 2022: Local Leaders. Meet the next generation of movers and shakers.

Leadership Tomorrow volunteers planting trees at Katherine Abbott Park.

Leadership Tomorrow Grows Community Leaders. Local initiative cultivates a community of leaders.

Willaby Way owner Jordan Willaby staging a space.

Local Home Design Company Offers Tips for Your Next Home Renovation. What to know before diving into your next home renovation project.

Teacher Kendal Gonzalez.

Local Teacher Is a Finalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year Award. Matoska International educator selected as a finalist for 2022 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.

Athletic woman doing lunges with weights.

Perks of Learning New Exercises. Learning through Movement.

Bill Foussard on a old fashioned fire truck.

Meet Community Booster Bill Foussard. Spotlight on Community

Book Cover of True Biz

Book Review: True Biz. Between Worlds.

Home office by designer Christina Lynn Interiors featuring warm brown tones and leather.

Inspire Productivity With Your Home Office Design.

White Bear Lake Magazine September/October 2022

What does it mean to be a lifelong learner? I’ve heard it mentioned before (I’m sure you have too) and, just two years out of school, I have in fact missed the clarity of learning within a classroom setting. But I’ve come to see learning as not just confined to taking a course, seeking an expert or even reading a magazine article on a new topic. While I’m not a professional on the subject, I’ve found that having an open mind to the world and to other people has been the most fruitful learning style in my adult life. Oh, and embracing learning little by little, as it comes within my interests and needs.