Tag Archives: ice fishing

Miracle

Here’s what just happened. I was out reading your blogs, buzzing here and there in the blogosphere for the past hour or so, when suddenly a Fierce Desire struck.  I’m never sure what to do about these Fierce Desires to … Continue reading

Posted in April 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Easter on ice, 2013

Picture this. Ice fishing over 280 feet of water on Lake Superior. Floating on 18 inches of ice.  Convinced by husband to leave warm house on Easter morning. No one else on ice, except one lone snowmobiler. Everyone else at … Continue reading

Posted in March 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

“Flat Stanley, do you want to go ice fishing on Lake Superior?”

Last week I opened the mailbox to discover a long white envelope with a return address from Connecticut. It was from an Internet friend, Susan, whose fourth grade students are learning about watersheds and how they can positively impact our … Continue reading

Posted in March 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

“You always happy”

1.  Since last Tuesday I have been a wild & crazy blog writer sharing everything from the deeply profound to the mundane.  The internal blog writer has something to say every five minutes.  Am considering hog-tying her so I can … Continue reading

Posted in February 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 51 Comments

An eagle-eye view of Lake Superior in mid-winter

Barry’s ice fishing buddy, Mike Roth, took these photos of Lake Superior last Wednesday.  I feel like he’s our Roving Correspondent in the Air as he shared these aerial photos last winter. Mike owns a small two-seater plane and likes … Continue reading

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Winter Stories of Lake Superior

You can’t be part of a 30-day Gratitude Challenge around here without feeling gratitude for this place where we live.  Feeling gratitude for the woods.  For the million trees.  For the deer and bear and squirrels hunkering down in the … Continue reading

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One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish…

Did you ever read that Dr. Seuss book as a child?  Or did you read it to your own children?  One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish.  It’s so catchy that you remember the title 20 or 30 or 40 years … Continue reading

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How to catch a zillion fish while ice fishing…NOT!

Sorry, you guys.  Didn’t mean to use the “zillion” word.  It was a moment of weakness. So how many of you have ever gone ice fishing?  Show of hands?  (And did you like your adventure on ice?) I never ventured … Continue reading

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High in the sky above Lake Superior…checking out the ice

No, I did not go up in an airplane.  No, these are not my photos. These aerial photographs come to you courtesy of  Barry’s fishing buddy, Mike.  Mike owns a small two-seater plane and he headed up into the friendly … Continue reading

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The sound of gunshot at midnight

You awake at midnight, heart pounding.  Gunshot!  It resounds through the woods like the crack of a rifle.  Nervously you propel out of your warm flannel sheets to investigate. Crack!  Again it resounds.  You open the deck door and listen.  … Continue reading

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