Unplugged and Off-the-Grid ~ Exploring by Canoe (Part 4)
The weather was gray and wet, and often windier than one would like for taking the canoe out for a relaxing exploratory paddle of the surrounding lakes. And there is something to be said for just enjoying the beautiful spot where you’ve set up camp, and kicking back with that good book or fishing rod…
The Allure of Minnesota’s Cabin Culture
What is it about going to “the cabin”? So many residents of Minnesota already live in rustic, nature-filled settings, yet are eager to pack up the car and head out to “the cabin.” If it is not their own cabin, or their family’s cabin, then it is their friend’s or neighbor’s cabin. In Minnesota, it…
Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy and Travel Theme: Animals
As I started to pull together photos for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge, finding those images that reflect what makes me “Happy,” I noticed a recurrent theme — the pets who have been part of our family throughout the years. So often, they were part of the happy memory, frozen in time through a snapshot. We believe…
Weekly Reflection of Gratitude: Children
“A child is not a vase to be filled, but a fire to be lit.” ~ Francois Rabelais I am grateful for my boys who rarely let anyone dump water on their fire! Ciao! ~ Kat B.