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Thar's "gold" in them thar Martian hills!
I've been reading a book about Lake Superior geology this month to help me better understand the origins of Duluth's rocky landscape. Walls of pink and black volcanic rock line every creek and river...
12/11/11 at 1:00 PM Duluth, Minneapolis and aurora from orbit 1/28/11 at 11:46 AM
(CLICK IMAGE FOR LARGER VIEW) Duluth Heights area...
10/11/11 at 10:46 AM Duluth autumn 10/11/11 at 10:32 AM
Lester Park 10/7/11 at 6:32 PM
Gourmet gets easy with red pepper vinaigrette
Ever since my weekend in Duluth, I've been thinking about the Duluth Grill-prepared curried polenta lettuce wrap I ate while sipping beer at the Lake Superior Brewing Company. Fresh leaves of Bibb le...
8/30/11 at 6:20 AM Chanterelles and Chardonnay 8/22/11 at 3:13 PM
Foraging for Chanterelles 8/21/11 at 9:12 AM
The Goby and the Lamprey
Standing along the Duluth harbor in view of the Duluth lift bridge last Thursday afternoon, I found myself doing something rather out-of-the ordinary - fishing. Oh, fishing is nothing new to me - it ...
6/20/11 at 9:35 PM Seagulls and ships 6/15/11 at 4:33 PM
Grandma's Marathon 2011 Recap
The 35th running of Grandma's Marathon was greeted with weather that was cool and rainy. Regardless of the weather, 6,333 runners still laced up to surpass the 26.2 miles of whatever was against them....
6/19/11 at 9:06 PM
2 days 'til race day
At this time last year, I was putting all my eggs in one basket: running a personal best at Grandma's Marathon. Training resembled a typical marathon cycle, stretching nearly 20 weeks, with intense sp...
6/16/11 at 11:54 AM Reflections on Grandma's 6/24/10 at 3:12 AM
Grandma's Goal: Record field in 2011 6/21/10 at 5:42 AM
Getting more people to your blog from your website
As I meet with people to sing the praises of areavoices, I've heard, "Oh, we don't need a blog. We have a great website." I usually say something along the lines of "Why not have both?" Experienced bl...
2/14/11 at 2:04 PM
Banff Mountain Film Festival a winner; one more tonight
Marshall High School's auditorium was nearly full last night for the first of two showings of the Banff Mountain Film Festival's World Tour. The second show -- with different films and videos -- is at...
11/22/10 at 11:00 AM Banff Mountain Film Festival happens Sunday/Monday 11/17/10 at 4:16 PM
Duluth deer hunt harvest hits 452 11/16/10 at 12:48 PM
All I Ask
I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky, And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by, And the wheel's kick and the wind's song and the white sail's shaking, And a gre...
8/4/10 at 12:04 PM
Duluth teen hit by lightning during storms
The Associated Press reports that a "teenager jogging along a parkway in Duluth was hit by lightning" Tuesday. Read more: www.inforum.com/event/article/id/286176/group/homepage/...
7/28/10 at 6:13 AM
Let's Do The Twist
Not since Chubby Checker has anyone "moved" like you will when you visit Spirit Mountain in Duluth. No...the "spritit" is not likely to "move" you, but the Timber Twister certainly will! Life is a...
7/12/10 at 5:55 AM
Google, Kansas? Yeah, You betcha!
I grew up an hour's drive from a city known at the time as Topeka, Kan. That city, it seems, has changed its name to "Google, Kan.," in the hope of attracting ultra-high-speed Inte...
3/4/10 at 3:10 PM
To "the bog"
A three-day trip this week provided an opportunity for a few daylight hours in one of the birding meccas of the Upper Midwest--Duluth. A check with one of the gurus of Duluth birding provided informa...
1/15/10 at 7:00 AM
Renegade Comedy Theatre gets Youth Leaders Fund Award
Renegade Comedy Theatre was recently given a $1,000 grant for its Supporting Young Local Artists program, an award that will allow the local theater group to pay a stipend to directors, actors, and de...
11/5/09 at 7:52 AM Also Good Bets: Today-July 8 7/2/09 at 7:01 AM
Last Monday it was a snowy, cold day as we made our way over to Duluth. It is just under a four hour trip from our house. Far Guy had a great time in the Hobby Shop..it was filled to the brim with rai...
10/15/09 at 5:18 AM