It was a muddy trek up to the top of the Richard T. Anderson Conservation Area in Eden Prairie on Monday, April 11.
But, the sloppy footing was worth the trouble once at the journey’s destination, peering at the cars traveling along Flying Cloud Drive and the sweeping views stretching into the distance. In this moment, a picturesque sky joyously befriends the blossoming spring-like temperatures, warming both the body and the soul.
“We needed a day like this. Enjoy,” a woman says in greeting as she walks along the trail before disappearing back into the woods.
She didn’t have to explain. After months of winter, we indeed needed a day like this.
Regrettably, the conditions are looking less friendly later in the week. Ah, Minnesota weather. It’s never predictable.
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