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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


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


Premier destination for those that love Winter: Ely Minnesota

Most of you already know that Ely, Minnesota is a winter wonderland just waiting to welcome you in. It’s beautiful surroundings and abundant wildlife make this a great base camp for those that love adventure or a winterscape. 221 more words


Dream Life: River trip

It makes me glow to know that one could put some well-edited items into a canoe and head off into the mist for a canoe camping adventure. 25 more words