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Summer Trips + Montreat Video

You know what is great to do in the middle of the cold of January? Think about summer. And in particular, to get pumped… 90 more words


PolyMet Review Not Like Poker

By JT Haines – December 6, 2015

I clicked the link in the above tweet this morning and took a look at Mining Minnesota’s stock comment to Governor Dayton with industry’s reasons why the Final EIS is “beyond adequate.” (Full text of the comment is below.) My purpose here is to simply offer a quick response to the first two of these “reasons,” which have been persisting in the discussion for… 704 more words



Holidays can often result in heavy traffic, stuffy bedrooms, burnt stuffing and kids complaining that they are bored. But, what if you decided to do something different? 119 more words

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Backcountry in the Boundary Waters

It’s a little shameful Seth and I haven’t been out into the Boundary Waters since we moved in Ely. The Boundary Waters is a 1.1 million acre wilderness area between the US and Canada world renowned as a destination for canoeing and fishing and Ely is one of two towns with entry points into the BWCAW (Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness). 2,528 more words

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365 Days in the Wilderness

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is located in the northern third of the Superior National Forest in northeastern Minnesota. Over 1 million acres in size, it extends nearly 150 miles along the International Boundary adjacent to Canada’s Quetico Provincial Park and is bordered on the west by Voyageurs National Park. 519 more words


The Nose Guard

As I was sorting a bunch of old family photographs, Taylor grabbed this one. She stared at it for a long moment before asking me what on earth was on her Grandpa Dean’s nose. 245 more words