Duluth — I share this trail report I submitted to the Skinny Ski Trail site used by Cross Country Skiers in the upper Great Lakes Region. Very satisfying! Nice snow base and even a trail groomed and classic track set in this season of stingy snow. I skied the Biskey Ponds Ski Trails three times this week, each time adding more distance as my muscles shaped up. The trail is in fine condition considering ...
Duluth — I am at Vitta Pizza sitting next to three young people, like college age, who are … like … talking using lots and lots and lots ‘likes’. They used at least one each clause or sentence. More inter...
Duluth — “Not since I was younger, maybe,” He conceded, with one corner of his mouth turned upwards. Wry. “Everything feels different when you’re younger. Like there’s some sort of invincible lightness in you ...
Song or Screed?
The Doctor recommends I start drinking!
Seed catalogues, the playboy magazine of the mature years
Snow Shovels and Nasturtium
A surreptitious pee?
A November gale warning is posted!
Lessor Household Feasts and Celebrations #1: Fall-Back Day
Like, I'm in Theater 7!
Double or Nothing
Yeh! Ken turns two!
Beginning a -17° winter day.
Cold Weather Laundry - Mind the Ice!
A winter stew.
Cure for Cabin Fever
January 1, 2015
Despite the ice in Minnesota, no! there are no fairies!
The Traditional Winged-Piglets of the Nativity
Help! A Thicket!
The Dawn of Thanksgiving
Summer Packs It In
Dawn of Summer's Last Day
Look for a good place to spend the winter.
Golden IPA Beer Jelly
Ditch the schedule, a show!
The Next Sunrise Could Kill!
Remembering Jean Redpath
This day is a teenager trying to flirt!
The old Blues
Returned from where plants go to die!
Cure for the season changing?
We are not lords of the universe but components of it.
Help! A Muse Needed.
Home of The Goose Chaser
Antidote to the January/Winter Blues!
Great weather for bike ride; and the roses are blooming!
Flies in the Rose Garden
The Grace of Showing Up
I'm far more the gatherer than the hunter.
Aliens on the Island!!!
A frustrating: Not Yet!!
Stopped by surprised delight!
This June? Certainly a florist's cooler!
What's it like to awake some morning and realize you can no longer fly?
As I drank my first morning coffee, the sky turn red so I pulled on my clothes and boots.
I love that the sunrise pauses
A Spring treat: some rhubarb and a cup of lard!
Our fathers' magic carpet made of steel
Cop a rose in honor of Fran and Aunt Rose.
A Promise made in Spring
Let it grow; let it grow; let it grow. The weather outside's delightful!
Purple versus Emerald Green: Repeat after me "Grasshopper, grasshopper go to hell!"
From 'Walleye Wars' to 'Taconite Troubles' and 'Copper Quarrels'
Truly we've broken the back of Winter at the western end of Lake Superior.