Minnesota nice

The land of 10,000 lakes and people who will look you in the eye, ask how you’re doing and be genuinely interested in the answer.

Across cultures

A flood of photos is soon to hit these pages if my wrists and fingers can keep up.

A response and an apology

An attempt to give this issue the thought and measure it deserves.

H, M, E and L

All of the gang gathered together. Look at how all that sunscreen worked!

Wildlife Encounters, episode “Baby Elephant”

Finally I bumped into an animal that didn’t try to attack me or my house, die, or require emergency rescue.

Animal crossing

For old time’s sake: DUCKSTHS! SO MANY DUCKSTHS!

ISO 6400

The smell of the lake and bodies covered in DEET.

Sunset fishing

Making blue, purple, red and orange memories. With worms.

Marlo and Ella

A free built-in babysitter who is handling the most difficult among us with relative ease.

Land of ten thousand lakes

So much water for the three of us who are much more used to sagebrush and tumbleweeds.