More than a Fish Fry

I have been blessed with a God-loving, fishing, hunting, slingshot shooting and extremely adventurous outdoors family. Dad was the ringleader and chief instigator of our families love of the north-woods and lakes while mom kept us busy appreciating an acre of garden. A bent of the family seems to be focused on teaching so itContinue reading “More than a Fish Fry”

Adventures for Story Tellers

Yep, it’s an old picture but the story tells better with age! Trip #57 to the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness is about to begin. Another great bunch of guys and six days traveling lakes and portages that are almost the same as centuries have weathered the landscape. I’m going to get tons of storyContinue reading “Adventures for Story Tellers”

Looking For…Signs of Life

Spring is finally here in northern Minnesota.  Winter could not hold it back anymore! I am always so amazed at the tenacity of new life and the signs of life pushing fall and winters death aside. It’s natures “Picture Truth”of Easter and it’s story of Life over death Yesterday the lake was partially filled withContinue reading “Looking For…Signs of Life”

Spring and new growth

It’s spring from natures point of view. What was frozen is now thawing a little more each day here in northern Minnesota. Last week my wife and I watched the sunrise each morning from a vacation condo deck overlooking Table Rock lake Missouri. It’s fully spring there as the tree buds have leafed out, dogwoodContinue reading “Spring and new growth”

Outdoor Adventures insights and stories

After 4 months of writing in another section of the cyber universe, I have moved. I am an outdoor adventure- go before I think-skin my knee on the way out the door-kind of guy (or just accident prone sometimes). I relate to the guy who went to the doctor and said doctor, doctor, I brokeContinue reading “Outdoor Adventures insights and stories”