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Split Rock Lighthouse

Our last stop was Split Rock Lighthouse State Park. It was early in the season so we were able to walk to the Lighthouse without paying a fee. 30 more words


Weekend Getaway: Duluth Edition

I’ve lived in Minnesota almost my entire life. This past month, my husband Luke and I have been lucky enough to go on a couple weekend trips across the state. 1,112 more words


Dangerous Water in Minnesota

By Linda Tancs

One of the most recognized and photographed icons in Minnesota, Split Rock Lighthouse in Two Harbors is a National Historic Landmark. Completed in 1910, it addressed the disastrous┬áloss of 29 ships in a 1905 storm, two of which foundered in this area dubbed “the most dangerous piece of water in the world” by an American novelist. 39 more words


A Lake Superior Cruise

I stopped freelance writing a few years ago, choosing instead to focus on writing fiction and poetry. (And this blog!) I was tired of hiring out my brain for somebody else’s use, since that’s what I do all day at work already. 299 more words

Northern Minnesota

Minnesota themed series continues.

In response to the feedback I have received I will be continuing the Minnesota themed paintings. I plan on producing some popular landscapes, landmarks, and cityscapes of Minnesota. 65 more words

Minnesota Painting

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

It was a dreary day at Split Rock Lighthouse. There was a little ice and the waves were starting to increase in size when we arrived at the park.


Lighting the Light

We drove up to Split Rock Lighthouse for the 40th anniversary celebration of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Every year the lighthouse holds a program and then at sunset turns on the light. 95 more words