Tag: Minnesota

MY JOURNEY – Grand Marais, April 2017

Stuck in a rewind Another Minnesota winter has come and gone. The weather was pretty good, not too cold. March came in like lamb and went out like a lamb, as the saying goes. Getting into a spring state of

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HIKES FIFTY-EIGHT, FIFTY-NINE AND SIXTY

The summer of Nancy My family kept asking, “You’re going up north, again?”  I replied, “Yes, because I’ve decided this is The Summer of Nancy!” My instincts sent me up north a lot this summer of 2015. I needed time

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HIKE NUMBER TWENTY

The Hike I faced a dilemma when the kids surprised me with a birthday weekend proposal of hiking at Lutsen Resort in northern Minnesota. Should I bring Barry or not? At this point last October, life was getting tough with

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BARRY’S JOURNEY No. 11

First days in assisted living I am writing this during our latest blizzard here in Minnesota. The roads were so bad last night that I couldn’t get out to check on Barry at his new assisted living place. I felt

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HIKE NUMBER ONE.

My first hike was at Fort Snelling State Park on Mother’s Day 2013. THE HIKE Fort Snelling was my first hike because it was in town and easy to get to. Every mother’s day we go to my sister’s farm

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