Category Archives: North Shore

FFotD, etc.

It has become a tradition for us to spend a few days on the North Shore every year in mid-October to celebrate our wedding anniversary. (43 years!) And thus, again this year. we spent a few blissful and restful days … Continue reading

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So we went on a road trip. And all hell broke loose. Part 3, the end.

We arrived at the Cascade uneventfully on Monday evening (yay!). Cabin 11, the Honeymoon Cabin, was ours for four nights. I had finished knitting a shawlette/scarf for myself on the drive and was hard at work on the second sock … Continue reading

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So we went on a road trip. And all hell broke loose. Part 2.

The van performed so well on the drive across southern Minnesota that we decided to chance it and skip the changing cars part. Onward to the Cascade! Although the van worked fine, I had trouble with my iPhone. It wouldn’t … Continue reading

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So we went on a road trip. And all hell broke loose. Part 1.

Earlier this fall we decided we needed to make the trek to Sioux Fall to see Elder Son, whom we hadn’t seen since the Fourth of July weekend. Because his schedule includes being the on-call resident on certain weekends, we … Continue reading

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North Shore sights.*

Irony.**    “My wife won’t let me put any more antlers on the wall. What am I gonna do with ’em?”   Lucy and I lazing on the porch overlooking Lake Superior.    Observed in a kitchen store in Duluth. … Continue reading

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Hummer dining.

photo credit: My little Ruby-throated Friend via photopin (license)   This little guy entertained us as we ate lunch one day.  

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And then we went to the North Shore.

The view from the tiny deck of our cabin. That's Lake Superior, if you cannot tell.   Our cabin.   The fire pit.  Why am I showing you a photo of the fire pit in the front yard of the … Continue reading

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Yarn, gift yarn, souvenir yarn, and socks.

Last week I remembered that, while I knit for charity and I knit for loved ones and I knit to create garments for myself, I knit primarily because I like knitting. Knitting is, or should be, fun. The things currently … Continue reading

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How the well-dressed bicycling camper sleeps.

Step 1. Find two sturdy trees at least ten feet apart but no farther than twenty. Step 2. Suspend the rain fly between the selected trees. Put it as high as you can reach. Step 3. Retrieve the hammock from … Continue reading

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What is happening here?

The view from my knitting chair at our campsite on Lake Superior. He said, "I'll spot you."   "Wait. I'm not sure about this."   Focus fail.   Perfect!     What you may not have been able to tell … Continue reading

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