Month: August 2015


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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BARRY’S JOURNEY – Half on and Half off….

Contemplating a memoir Today I found Barry lying sideways, half on and half off his bed at the care center. He looked really uncomfortable, poor guy. To make matters worse, he was dressed in big, baggy old pants that I

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Mount Josephine on the Grand Portage Reservation In June, as I drove up to Mount Josephine in Grand Portage, Minn., I did something I have not done before. I took along our old iPod because I finally found the charger

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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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