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Maybe its because....

So, I’m home from the boundary waters.

And I am already ready to go back.

It has been a week.

Some people ask me why I am so obsessed with the boundary waters. 312 more words

In the Wild Spaces

In the wild spaces, cell phones are rendered useless and clocks become irrelevant. Communication is side by side or face to face. Emoticons do not exist. 360 more words

Attempted Parenting

Cora, welcome to America.

We touched down in the good’ol land of the free and the home of the brave one week ago. Warm hugs and kisses from family greeted us as we arrived at Grandma Norell’s home in Minnetonka, MN. 455 more words


Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA) on a Budget $$

BWCA is a 1,090,000 acre wilderness within the Superior National Forest in Northern Minnesota. These are the lakes that separate Canada and Minnesota. They separate the true Minnesotans from the common midwesterner; the lumber jacks from the city slickers. 1,257 more words

Backpacking With A Dog

Adventurer couple plans to spend a year in the Boundary Waters

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is arguably the most beautiful location in Minnesota – but could you spend a whole year there?

That’s what Ely couple Dave and Amy Freeman plan on doing starting this September, in what will be their latest adventure to raise awareness about the BWCA and what they say is a need for its protection from nearby sulfide-ore copper mining. 387 more words


Sheriff: Teen Rescued After Canoeing Over Waterfall In BWCA

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A teenage boy was rescued after being trapped under a log for hours after going over a waterfall in a canoe Wednesday afternoon. 100 more words


A visible reminder of an invisible shield

Electromagnetic field theory is often a difficult concept to get one’s head around – in part because fields are so intangible. Though we may see their effects on physical objects, they themselves remain invisible to the everyday observer. 605 more words