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North Shore Spring

I meandered up the North Shore of Lake Superior last weekend, looking for signs of spring. Although no tree buds are out, the snow is all but gone (except in the shade) and the ice is melting on the rivers. 80 more words

Northern Minnesota

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

I’ve been invited to a car-camping birthday-party at Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, located in Two Harbors, Minnesota.

The Split Rock campground isn’t typical car camping, though: the sites are located a few hundred feet from the parking lot and the park provides handcarts to wheel stuff to your site. 346 more words


My progress report

The Backyard Biology blog seems to have taken a back seat lately, so I’ll try to bring it up to date in the next couple of days.   366 more words


Split Rock Lighthouse - Minnesota - USA (von pmarkham) via Tumblr

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Astonishing Landscapes: Nature and City Split Rock Lighthouse – Minnesota – USA (von pmarkham) via Tumblr

Photography & Images

Winter at Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

When we arrived we hiked out to the Beach to Photograph the Lighthouse .

After photographing the Lighthouse we walked along the beach looking at the ice formations. 42 more words


Afternoon Dose of Vitamin D

Breaking free from cabin fever seems to have been the theme this month with some of my fellow northern bloggers.  Earlier this month, Heather from “Our Adventures Up North” expressed the frustration of these often gray winter days, in… 476 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Rule of Thirds

My muse for the “rule of thirds” photo challenge … while enjoying a winter hike on Ellingson Island at Split Rock Lighthouse State Park.

Blue skies, warm sun …. 81 more words