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Finding life’s direction…

May 2017 I spent the first week of May in Grand Marais, packing my things after staying in a charming house there on and off all winter. It is where I worked on the third draft of my memoir. Most

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SUPERIOR HIKING TRAIL 2016

Elusive memories of our meeting, August Today as I hiked higher and higher on the Superior Hiking Trail, another memory popped into my mind. This is what I find so interesting about hiking: the brain brings up things when you

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SUPERIOR HIKING TRAIL, SUMMER 2016

Call from Hospice, July I am up north hiking once again, trying hard, as a party of one, to hike the complete Superior Hiking Trail, which is rated as one of the top ten hiking trails in the country. My

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MY JOURNEY – July 2016

Working Anywhere I am up north writing this because I really need some uninterrupted time to concentrate on turning my blog into a memoir. I have this week off between teaching classes and some speaking engagements this summer, so I

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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 FIFTY-FOUR

Mt Maude on the Superior Hiking Trail This last June, I did a lot of hiking and thinking. One hike I really wanted to do was up to an old fire lookout tower called Mount Maude on the Superior Hiking

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HIKE FIFTY-TWO

Superior Hiking Trail and a box of bills As I hiked this June toward Jackson Lake on the Superior Hiking Trail, I felt confident. I was a lot more confident than I was four years ago when I escaped to

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HIKE NUMBER TWELVE

The Hike The final hike of my summer trip to the North Shore was to Carlton Peak on the Superior Hiking Trail, one of Minnesota’s most impressive high points. To get there from Highway 61, take the Sawbill Trail (County Road 2/31)

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HIKE NUMBER ELEVEN

The Hike I couldn’t wait to go to my beloved Lutsen Resort for this next hike. I got up early because I had a plan: Do a short hike on the Lutsen cross-country ski trail then have blueberry pancakes for

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HIKE NUMBER TEN

The Hike I was excited to hike at Cascade River on the Superior Hiking Trail near Lutsen. I remembered when Barry and I hiked it years ago with our friends, the Duffys. It was June 1980 and Joe, Patsy and

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