Tag Archives: Point Abbaye

Our neighborhood “Point” of Lake Superior magic

Good morning to all on this cloudy cooler Saturday morning in our Upper Peninsula woods. Just wanting to post some photos of our recent drive out to Point Abbaye which juts out into Lake Superior like a finger pointing toward … Continue reading

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Crooked thoughts & a straight horizon

“When I come up here, and I see that great big straight horizon line, all the crooked thoughts in me straighten out.” –Reportedly said by Birney Quick about Lake Superior.  Mr. Quick was a painter and founder of the Grand Marais Art Colony, … Continue reading

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Sad

Kiah’s gone.  Last we heard, she’s sitting in the Minneapolis airport–flight delayed–awaiting her flight to New York City. I am home after a full day in the big city of Marquette, where I eventually hugged her goodbye at the airport.  … Continue reading

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The attack of the killer flies

So here we are in Paradise.  We drive eleven miles out on the peninsula toward Point Abbaye.  (“Are you sure we didn’t drive forty miles?” the driver asked.)  You have to drive really slow.  Twenty, thirty miles an hour.  You … Continue reading

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