Drive across Minnesota and you’ll pass through communities you may have never heard of: Castle Danger, Esko, Tamarack, Barrows, Swanville, Westport, Long Beach, Cyrus, Johnson, Beardsley. Doing so, you’ll also cross a remarkably diverse landscape: the rocky hills rising from Lake Superior’s
In America exists a people who believe a box store is simply a box with nothing inside of it. They are a simple people who pay off their credit card bills monthly and are satisfied with last year’s model…even when it is 10 years old. These are my people.
I was in Duluth for the Thanksgiving
It’s not surprising that northern Ontario has some of the same problems in its forests as northern Minnesota. The moose population is in decline. Commercial timber harvest is down, but the risk of uncontrolled wildfire is up. Bats are battling the deadly white nose fungus. Et cetera, et cetera.
It seems fair to say the 2016 firearm deer season was a grind for northern Minnesota hunters. Unseasonably warm November weather may have been a comfort to hunters in stands, but it was good for whitetails, too. During the heat of the day, deer movement was minimal.
We didn’t see a deer on opening
Zach and Allie Leon are on one heck of an adventure. The young couple are traveling and camping in a van as they make their way to some of the most scenic places in America, chronicling their travels with photography they post on Instagram. You can see their work on the website,
Two important events will occur in the coming week. Let’s talk about the one folks are eagerly anticipating with hope and a promise of something better than today: Saturday’s Minnesota deer opener. Nearly a half million hunters will head out that morning for some quiet time with the chickadees