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Open Call

Dear Twin Cities friends and family, if you have been longing to get out in the fresh air of the countryside to put in a good day’s work helping take down a couple of dead trees, I have an opportunity for you! 252 more words


A New Day

Man, it’s cold outside. I’m getting ready to go put plastic on my windows, it would be easier with another pair of hands, but oh well. 142 more words

Time Management

Summer of Wildfires in the Northwest Underscores the Dangers Faced by Wildland Fire Fighters

November 20, 2017

Every year, hundreds of thousands of acres of land burn across the United States in wildfires. In summer 2017 dozens of wildfires smothered Seattle, and the rest of the Northwest, in smoke and ash. 245 more words

News And Articles

Lazy Day Sundays--Gratitude Day 22

There was nothing lazy about today, but being home to get caught up feels likes downtime to me. When I’m running around all week, all I look forward to is one day to sleep in and do stuff around the house. 246 more words

Journal Writing

Working Up North

I write about my adventures and experiences in the outdoors when the inspiration hits me, but in fact I could be writing about a new trail, campsite or lake every week, or even day. 787 more words

Gunflint Trail

Weed Whacking woes

I wanted to be a jazz singer. I went to University to please my parents but ultimately I was just biding my time so that I could find a few musicians, form some sort of ensemble and hit the road! 332 more words

My Choice

The other day I picked up a pitchfork and worked up a sweat stirring compost. It was late afternoon and I was already tired from a full day of chores, so my energy was waning. 199 more words