Tag Archives: Baraga County

A lake full of stars, driftwood, sand and waves

Please, join me on a drive home along Lake Superior.  OK, we’ll buy you an ice cream cone, too.  Let’s stop at least four times, shall we, and see how the lake is doing this 4th of July weekend?   … Continue reading

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Streams, Bluebird & Wood ticks

I had no intention of writing a blog today.  Other things to do, you know.  First, work at the school.  It’s a long story why I was working on Tuesday instead of Monday (my usual day) but I will not … Continue reading

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Two moose sightings in one week

Lori has all the luck!  Not only did she and her husband, Bill, spot wolf pups along one of our Upper Peninsula roads last summer, last weekend they drove by a moose.  And not only one drive-by sighting, mind you.  They spotted … Continue reading

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Holy Cow! It snowed! (again…)

The Silver River On our road Snowy ice on aspen Snow on the red red maple buds Looking bleary-eyed off the deck into the woods Looking bleary-eyed outside the kitchen window this morning. I am so puzzled by WordPress lately.  … Continue reading

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“It’s the Veggie Burger Lady!”

I like to imagine I’m not predictable.  That you couldn’t guess in a thousand years what I’d do, what I’d think, what I’d eat. Alas! This fantasy was busted recently.  At the Hilltop Restaurant in L’Anse.  Barry and I wandered … Continue reading

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Circle of Life (includes fish for all)

It’s hard to believe that yesterday we flew like eagles above Lake Superior on this blog, watching the ice fields, pondering the forming, sustaining and breaking up of winter ice. Today we’re on solid ground near Shanty Town in Baraga … Continue reading

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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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How should we cook this blue ice fish?

Breathe in the quiet of mist rising over the lake. Feel the peacefulness of it. Imagine the ice forming.  After the heavy winds blew earlier this week, the ice covers the Keweenaw Bay a little south of Carla’s Restaurant and stretches … 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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Where your great-great grandma & grandpa lived…

Years and years and even more years ago your grandparents or great-grandparents or great-great-great-great grandparents may have carved a homestead on the land. They tilled the earth with plows and horses.  They planted seed to feed their families.  They sweated, … Continue reading

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