Your Greater Mankato Area friends and neighbors are sharing their expertise in these columns on MankatoLIFE!

Family of nesting Catbirds

Weekend High Notes: The Future

This weekend, Molly encourages us to focus more on the present, which may include getting out in the community for some fun-filled activities!
Caring Hands

Weekend High Notes: Freedom

This weekend, Molly shares her reaction to some dark events.
Boy showing kindness to kitten

Weekend High Notes: Five-to-One

This weekend, Molly tells us about the negativity bias and a few ways to overcome it, including some fun-filled community activities!
Photo by Don Lipps - Canada Goose at Spring Lake Park, Mankato

Green Earth: For the Birds

Molly helps us understand some of the pressures on bird populations and what we can do about it
Flower blooming in hard circumstances

Weekend High Notes: Training

It's time to train ourselves with hope. This weekend, Molly shares some ways to build a better future and, of course, a few fun-filled activities.
Mother and baby

Weekend High Notes: A Mother’s Love

Happy Mother's Day Weekend! Be sure to appreciate motherhood and get out in the community with some fun-filled, Molly-approved activities!
Bee on Flower

Weekend High Notes: Acknowledge the Miracle

Acknowledge the miracle of our planet. This weekend, Molly states the importance of our ecological behaviors while lightening the mood with some fun weekend activities recommendations.
Chopping Firewood

Weekend High Notes: Warmed Twice

This weekend, Molly tells us to chop our own wood, find meaning in our work, and get involved in the community with some fun activities.
Eggs hatching

Weekend High Notes: Breaking Stuff

This holiday weekend, spend time with family, finds candy-filled eggs, and have fun in the community with some Molly-approved activities!
Bare Ground

Weekend High Notes: Okay with Emptiness

This weekend, pride yourself in doing nothing or get involved with some fun-filled, Molly-approved activities!