Tag Archives: fish

Lake Superior Creature Fairy Tale

In the old days, older than the oldest days, long before you drew your first ragged breath, long before your grandmother’s grandmother’s grandmother drew her first ragged and tentative breath–that’s when this story begins. In the bottom of Lake Superior … Continue reading

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Ours is not to wonder why…

…We have bigger fish to fry! About a year ago Barry’s ex-colleague lazily suggested one late autumn morning in between coffee sips, “Ours is not to wonder why…” and Barry, ever-the-fisherman replied, “We have bigger fish to fry!” He told … Continue reading

Posted in September 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

Secret of the fuzzies, friends and Finn Fest–and bears.

It looks like it’s snowing here in Upper Michigan as the summer Solstice approaches.  In between the green leaves a cascade of white fuzzies fill the sky.  The fuzzies pile up on decks, front porches, in between newly planted tomato … 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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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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Eat local. Eat fish.

I like the concept of “eating local”.  How many of you read the book “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” by Barbara Kingsolver?  Show of hands, please! How many of you then wanted to live an entire year eating only food produced in … Continue reading

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You can’t call that just a Bubble!

Let’s pretend we’re back in school and our teacher said, “Write a story about what you did today.” This blog is the story of my day.  (Yes, yes, many blogs are stories about my day.  But this one has photographs … Continue reading

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