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
Almost anything worthy and satisfying requires hard work, tenacity and perseverance. I was reminded of that this week as I completed my first road race in 15 years.
Budgeteer News, 08/19/2010
After two years of working out of the old coal room in my basement as a telecommuter, and slowly becoming a troll with beady little eyes, I’ve finally partaken in the delights of exercise right at dawn or earlier.
Budgeteer News, 08/01/2010
Last weekend a Hermantown man died of a heart attack shortly after finishing the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon. I found the story about his life in Tuesday’s Duluth News Tribune to be captivating and heartbreaking.
Budgeteer News, 06/24/2010
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