Perhaps the most devastating weather driven event in American history, the drought of the 1920's and 1930's significantly impacted Minnesota's economic, social, and natural landscapes. Abnormally dry and hot growing season weather throughout the better part of two decades turned Minnesota farm fields to dust and small lakes into muddy ponds. The parched soil was easily taken up by strong winds, often turning day into night.
Blueberries contain anthocyanins and are an antioxidant rich food. Blueberries have been found to provide protection against heart disease, improves night vision, and reduces blood glucose levels. www.acuatlanta.net
Linus Statue at Candyland in Stillwater, Minnesota, one of the many Peanuts on Parade statues you'll find across the state. This one, featuring Linus Blankets, entitled Life is Like a Bowl Full of Chocolates.