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The Thirsty Salmon: How a Big Catch on the Kenai Helped Build a Christmas...

The woman who brought pizza dip to this holiday party asks me what I think of it and I blurt out “I love you!”...

Far Better is it to Dare Mighty Things

... to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because...
A man drinks a can of beer and looks out from a boat at rocks

What You’ll Get Exploring the St. Croix River by Paddleboat

“Left or right, your choice,” Ryan Ramaley announces over a loudspeaker as his boat advances on some poor schmuck who's canoeing right in the...
A campfire during autumn in Newport, Minnesota

My Website is So Much Better Now That I Wrecked It!

When my four-day weekend came for President’s Day, I scaled the highest snowbank in sight and declared “I am doing nothing this weekend!” I...

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