Wednesday the Twin Cities BROKE A CENTURY-OLD RECORD FOR THE WETTEST AUGUST, SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER. After a near summer-long drought, now Mother Nature won't turn off the spigot. If history repeats itself, the record rain this fall might be a harbinger of lighter-than-normal snowfall this winter. After the wet fall of 1900, the winter of 1900-01 produced only 41.5 inches of snow, which is below the historic average of nearly 55 inches annually.
Nature has a way of continually surprising us and inspiring awe within us, and it seems there are just as many fantastical wonders t...