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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

Northern Minnesota

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


The Boundary Waters

Last week, my family went canoeing and camping in the Boundary Waters. It was my fifth trip there and the ten-year anniversary of my first time in the Boundary Waters. 478 more words


Days When Nothing Happened

A fairly conventional piece of wisdom says that God can have three possible responses to prayer. He might say, “Yes, I’ll get right on it” or, “No, definitely not”, or He could say, “Not yet.” It’s easy to confuse those last two. 916 more words

Personal Notes

BWCA Trip - June 2015

I organized a trip earlier this Winter for us to head into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area sometime in early June. The trip was planned to primarily locate and fish for lake trout.   108 more words