Monthly Archives: October 2013

Boo! Who?

It’s that time of year again, when ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties are about and things go bump in the night, and I kept up with family tradition and carved my Jack-O’-Lantern today.  Last year, you may remember, I … Continue reading

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Modest might

Not far from our cabin in northern Minnesota lies lovely Itasca State Park.  It was established in 1891 and is Minnesota’s oldest state park.  That is one of the two reasons for its claim to fame; the other is that … Continue reading

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A fondness for fungi: Magney mushrooms

While we were in northern Minnesota and showing our friends from Germany the fall colors, we spent a day (October 16) in the Judge Magney State Park, an hour or so north of Grand Marais.  A number of wonderful mushrooms … Continue reading

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Frosty, fitting fall farewell

At long last, I’m able to relax and breathe a bit, after more than a month of much too much happening to keep up with you wonderful folk out there.  Friends from Germany were with us for a week, and … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Portrait of a place with a past (and a present)

Not far from one of the roads that we have come to follow for our drive from our home in Omaha to our cabin in northern Minnesota, there stands a small, long-abandoned house.  I can’t remember the first time I … Continue reading

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Early autumn update

I’ve been back at our cabin in northern Minnesota for almost a week, and the weather was unbelievably kind to me and my musical friends as we savored each other’s company and talents and the early fall colors.  Last year … Continue reading

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