September 2022

In this issue, we’re looking at the power of creative pursuits—the way they can bring us joy and fulfillment; help us process what’s happening in life; or even think differently about a person, an idea or a room in our home.

Read the digital edition.

Portrait of Ethan Esparza.

Update on Kid Entrepreneur Turned Business Owner. Ethan Esparza has had a thirst for entrepreneurship from a young age.

Oktoberfest table filled with beer bottles and pretzels.

Raise A Glass to Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest is here … in September?

Kristen Johnson, wearing styles from Equation.

Style Edina Hits the Stage at the Galleria. Fashion show showcases retailers from across the city.

Images of Edina entry 'Fred Richards Park Bike Path'

Images of Edina: Chasing Sunsets. Hobbyist photographer captures nature’s gifts.

Author Lynn Jaffee journaling.

Putting Grief to Paper. Creative pursuits can help people process grief and rediscover hope—as this local author can attest.

Apple Pair by Cindy Lindgren

Artist Pairs Art Nouveau Style with Iconic Minnesotan Images. Artist creates modern pieces inspired by nature and local landmarks.

Light blue home office interior by Oho Interiors.

Designing Calm Home Offices in the Midst of Chaos. A low-functioning home office is transformed into a calm modern coastal oasis.

TEDxEdina speaker Nausheena Hussain on stage.

TEDxEdina: The Power of Ideas. A craving to learn leads the way for TEDxEdina.

Monster Cookie Oat Balls

A Delicious After-School Snack. Monster Cookie Oat Balls.

Fartun Ismail

Founder of the Somali American Women Action Center Fartun Ismail. Citizen of Edina: Fartun Ismail.

Flux to Flow Event

Flux to Flow Provides Women with the Opportunity to Grow. The fall Flux to Flow session is October 4–November 22.

Edina Magazine September 2022

No matter how many years it’s been since being in school, September continues to be “back to school” season in my mind. Even in my 30s, it’s hard to shake that feeling of this month being a fresh start. Honestly, after a summer of activity and a more relaxed schedule, it’s kind of nice to have a reason—even if it’s all in my head—to hit reset and refocus on what I want to tackle for the last four months of the year.