Category Archives: birds

I Love Parks and Monuments!

Earlier this month I took a road trip from Minnesota to Washington, D.C. We traveled the back roads through Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Everyday we would stop and hike in a park we came across. It was an amazing experience. … Continue reading

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Superior Views: Lots of Rain

The week began with “extreme fire danger” warnings. But the rains came on Monday, and it has rained all week.  The swollen rivers and streams pour into Lake Superior turning the lake muddy brown. The middle of May is always fabulous … Continue reading

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I am Hopeful

This is a collection of hopeful stories I have read the past week. I love the hopeful stories of this past week. These are stories that give an exciting projection of what the world is going to be like in … Continue reading

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A Brew of Spiders

“Once you begin watching spiders, you haven’t time for much else.”  ― E.B. White I have a love-hate relationship with spiders. They are a mess to pick up after, leaving droppings on my floors and the outside of my house. They build webs … Continue reading

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October 2016, Superior Views

October 2016 October has been spectacular on the south shore of Lake Superior.  The lake is a deep rich blue and everything on shore is bright gold.  The red of the maples has evolved into gold, blending with the yellow birch and aspen. The entire outdoors reflects a pleasant … Continue reading

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The Mighty Mississippi

What we do to our land, we do to our river”  John Stein MPCA Commissioner The Mississippi River, one of the longest rivers in the world begins in Minnesota and flows south into the Gulf of Mexico. The Mississippi River cuts … Continue reading

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Minnesota Takes the Lead for Bees and Butterflies

“Today, Minnesota set the strongest rules in the nation to protect pollinators from pesticides,” said Lex Horan of Pesticide Action Network. “The plan will help ensure that bee-harming pesticides won’t be used unnecessarily, and it lays the groundwork for reducing … Continue reading

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