Father’s Day was a glorious all-day event in my home. So committed was my trio of kids and spouse to making it special, they eagerly celebrated it with me a week in advance. Of course an epic adventure was in order.
Duluth Budgeteer News , 07/16/2012
One of the finest family adventures ever devised by man is that of the humble picnic. We are especially fortunate, because the opportunities in Duluth and along the North or South Shores are nothing short of astounding.
Duluth News Tribune, 06/12/2012
We inaugurated the family’s camping season with an overnight trip to a state park recently on a Friday evening. With temperatures staying frigid anywhere near Lake Superior, we headed west for warmer weather.
Duluth News Tribune, 05/15/2012
My annual journey by ski into the wilderness is for me the equivalent of how others view their trips to Florida and Vegas. Rejuvenation springs forth through intense physical effort tempered by relaxation, silence and camaraderie with good friends.
for the Budgeteer, 03/19/2012
Those of us with kids know just what a challenge it can be for our kids to get enough outside playtime even under the best winter conditions, but this year it’s really tough. My encouragement to you is to view this as a challenge to be overcome, rather than an obstacle to beat your head into.
for the Duluth Budgeteer News, 02/21/2012
A couple weeks ago we learned that the City of Duluth will extend the Lakewalk all the way to Brighton Beach next year. This will be the most complex extension to date, with the Lester River gorge being spanned and a tunnel being constructed under
for the Budgeteer News, 11/01/2011
"Debt has the ability to rob us of our future buying power and dreams. After all, you are borrowing from your future."
for the Duluth Budgeteer News, 10/05/2011
Rather than being a restriction on the public, “No Motorized Vehicles Allowed” designations create areas of much-needed refuge for biking and pedestrian use, and open a world of possibilities.
Budgeteer News, 11/14/2010
Have you hugged a kindergarten teacher recently? Well, you should.
Budgeteer News, 10/18/2010
For the better part of a month I found myself practically studying McKenzie Map No. 9 under the covers with a flashlight. The anticipation and planning are half the fun of exploring.
Budgeteer News, 09/16/2010
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