Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Wanderings

The wilderness calls often. I answer yes when I can. I send out an invitation e-mail to friends, family, and others who can one man carry a canoe and a pack over rough trail. I get e-mails back like “Yes, but when and where are we going? Can I catch a fish this time orContinue reading “Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Wanderings”

Dare to Adventure

The entrance to a narrow waterway from the canoe (according to our map) looked like we might not fit between the rocks. In the wilderness there are no signs to tell of dangerous rapids, impassable waterways, or floating bog areas.  There are no signs to tell you it’s a dead-end after two miles of heavyContinue reading “Dare to Adventure”

Wild Outdoor Adventures and Serious Fun

Nine of us embarked on a Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Trip a few days ago. Nine of us (thankfully) came back out a few days later. High winds, swamped canoes, physical ability questions and extremely rugged territory redefined our plans. It’s one thing to look at a map and plan your adventure; quite anotherContinue reading “Wild Outdoor Adventures and Serious Fun”

Consider the Loon

The loons were dunking their heads into the water, rubbing the back of their heads on their feathers, diving once in awhile, but mostly checking out this stranger on a very small rock island sticking out of their lake. Black flies and mosquitoes were attacking them and I think they wanted to hand them offContinue reading “Consider the Loon”

>Goin fishn…confessions by Gary Fultz

> ” I’m going fishing” It’s biblical you know…Peter said it a few days after Jesus was crucified. Personally I don’t need any excuse to make that kind of announcement in our house…Amen?    We all go fishing in one way or another. It’s no different  illustration for our lives than the old “Scavenger hunt”Continue reading “>Goin fishn…confessions by Gary Fultz”