Category Archives: North Shore

Where catsup and mustard come from.

A pipeline somewhere in the woods along the North Shore of Lake Superior. Any questions?

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Mouse.

We had an unexpected pet that came along with us on our camping trip to the North Shore last month. A mouse had taken up residence within the back door of the mini-mini-motorhome. Smokey first met Mr. Mouse (or Miss … Continue reading

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No, they are not ducks.

So what is that, you ask? I'll give you a hint: it's a flock of birds on Lake Superior in August. Let's zoom in a little. That is a flock of… loons. Loons do not flock. Loons are territorial in … Continue reading

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Election day. Finally.

I decided to do my own Ten on Tuesday list this week. Ten Reasons to Vote Today. Nifty sticker to wear on your lapel. "I voted!" Cute election judges… if you are a 70+ year old male. Free coffee and … Continue reading

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Tuque!

We have had our share of car troubles this year. I won't bore you with all of them right now, just the one that led to some knitting. When Smokey and I were driving home from our Temperance River camping … Continue reading

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Dogs on vacation (cont).

We went camping on the North Shore twice this year, once in August with just the dogs and once a few weeks later with the dogs and #1 Son. Back in June when he told us that he planned to … Continue reading

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Here we are again.

Andrew requested that we go camping somewhere while  he is home for his four-week break, so here we are again on the North Shore. Yeah, it's a tough life. Before we left I decided to be A Good Mom and … Continue reading

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Home again, home again, jig jig.

We took a mini-vacation last week, five days at Temperance River State Park on the North Shore of Lake Superior. It is always a good thing to bring all one's knitting tools along on vacation… …because one never knows when … Continue reading

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2009: That was the year that was.

January. Well, there was this (bad). And there was this (good) (from left, Wendy, me, Chris, and Susan). On the knitting front:   February. Good intentions.   Snow and cold. Knitting: March. Winter melted away. Knitting. April. Spring arrived in … Continue reading

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