Appalachia and Back Again: A Labor Day Weekend Adventure

Ohio & Central Appalachia – September 1-5, 2017 The forecast for Lake Superior Provincial Park did not excite me: highs around 55 degrees and lots of rain. So, instead of driving 250 miles north into Ontario for a long weekend of solitary camping and hiking in dreary wet weather I started my trip by traveling […]

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A Mixed Bag

Cannon River, Red Wing, Minnesota – April, 1995 Warm air wafts in through an open window, laden with the year’s first fresh smells of cut grass, the chirping of birds and the cheerful voices of children playing outside. It’s a t-shirt and shorts sort of day and I am buzzing with excitement to head to […]

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