I am writing this on the evening before heading out to a wilderness cabin north of Ely with some pals.
For the Budgeteer News, 02/18/2013
“Today was the best day and the worst day. It was the worst because I broke my elbow, and the best because I got a Popsicle.” These words were the final analysis of a recent day experienced by my 7-year-old son.
For the Budgeteer News, 01/21/2013
Following recent snows, many of our enviable ski trails were groomed and ready to be used in short order, while some streets in nearby residential streets still waited to be plowed. This is awesome, and yet another reason to live in and enjoy Duluth, Minnesota.
For the Budgeteer News, 12/24/2012
The great travesty of the presidential election of 2012 is that no single candidate addressed a crisis that is silently destroying much of our heritage: May God save our pianos!
For the Budgeteer News, 11/28/2012
As the last of the leaves flutter in the wind and give up the ghost, family adventures need not drift by the wayside or be sacrificed on the altar of busyness.
For the Budgeteer News, 11/01/2012
Last week, I found myself belly up to the bar in Finland, at a place called Our Place. A buddy and I were smack dab in the middle of one of the finest bike rides of my life.
For the Budgeteer News, 10/08/2012
Here is a portion of a day, the third, of my family’s recent vacation in the backcountry of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (just three short hours from Duluth).
For the Budgeteer News, 09/04/2012
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
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