Our retreat at Runamuk

What I hope will become an annual trek to the Northwoods of Wisconsin.

Dusk on Durphee Lake

So far Leta has caught four fish, and Marlo has almost dumped the bait into the lake twice that number.


Who knew that my kids would be so adventurous in Wisconsin of all places?

Saying goodbye to July

I am proclaiming this month a success. I think my children would agree.


One of the only shots I got of this howling water dog when I thought I would walk away with hundreds.

On Durphee Lake

The silhouette of more summer memories in the Midwest.

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.

H, M, E and L

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

Animal crossing

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

ISO 6400

The smell of the lake and bodies covered in DEET.