“Not far from the rugged and storm-whipped north shore of Lake Superior, and south of the Kaministiquia, yet not as far south as the Rainy River waterway, there lay a paradise lost in the heart of the wilderness world.”
James Oliver Curwood, A Country Beyond: A Romance in the Wilderness (1922).
After experiencing Lake Superior in his 1872 cross-country expedition, Reverend George Grant wrote, “Though its waters are fresh and clear, Superior is a sea. It breeds storms and rains and fogs, like the sea. It is as cold in mid-summer as the Atlantic.” The legends, shipwrecks,
What some of us have simply called a “leisure walk in the woods” is emerging as a global wellness movement with the new name of “forest bathing”—and it’s getting lots of media attention. The age-old practice of walking barefoot in the grass, on the beach or elsewhere
There is something surreal and spiritual about being in a sacred place where the past connects with the present. And some of the most dramatic of those historic places are at ancient sacred mounds found in the Northern Wilds of Minnesota and Northwestern Ontario.
A chain of mounds
When a neighbour gave me a container of ‘’sourdough starter’’ 25 years ago, I didn’t look after it very well, and after a few months, I threw it away. But recently when I heard about the 100-year-old sourdough