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Blueberry Mini-Adventure (and Muffins!)

We all hated jack pine in college. In forestry school, we spent an entire fall semester alternating our time between cool, moist hardwood forests and the hot, dusty jack pine plains. 254 more words

Explore Nature

Here's How Beautiful My Home Really Is

Today, on Facebook, I discovered two photos floating around of my hometown. They are absolutely stunning and I wanted to share. I live two hours away but these images show why I’m homesick for the Copper Country. 97 more words

Goodbye, Sweet Summer

I know that it’s technically still summer but here in the UP, we say goodbye to summer right after Labor Day. The leaves have already begun to change into their beautiful reds, oranges and yellows. 399 more words

Hangin' out in "Da U.P." - Newberry, Michigan pt. 1

As Don and Lisa headed southeast back to Ohio, we drove Betsy the farthest north we’ll be this year – the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  The state of Michigan is made up of two peninsulas, the upper and lower.   1,218 more words

Where We Have Been


While most teachers can regale you with stories about memorable students, both angelic and demon-possessed, most often our best stories are about our own epic classroom failures… 195 more words



Caution: if you suffer from ophidiophobia or a deep fear of snakes, stop here and catch up with me in a day or so. (Three images) 327 more words



We here at MojoFiction have been away for a while.  We did not intend to be.  But back in June we had just made a huge scientific discovery using our rarely-mentioned PhD in neuroscience from one of the nation’s top schools that operates only on the internet and, for some reason, only accepts tuition payments via wire to a bank we’ve never heard of in the Caribbean.  716 more words