A Hike to Kawishiwi Falls

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Yesterday with party sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-thirties I headed to the Kawishiwi Falls trail-head east of Ely. The trail in and back was a little less than a mile but with the ice and snow covered up … Continued

I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends (and Family)

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  With a day of snow and 2 days of high winds last week I stayed indoors at the house near Ely, MN. After several days of seeing no other humans I was happy to head to Minneapolis for a … Continued

Trumpeter Swans and Blowing Snow

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Despite snow and blowing snow much of Tuesday and Wednesday, the beauty of this place continues to fill my soul to overflowing. Wednesday morning a pair of trumpeter swans that I’ve seen flying over several times finally made a longer … Continued

Gifts from Nature

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This morning I woke to an all-white landscape as snow fell and flew horizontally in strong winds. A few flakes still fall but visibility is much improved from early this morning. This afternoon I went outside to clear part of … Continued

Early Morning Visitors

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  “The experience of beauty and the experience of compassion are very closely related… It’s a sensation of connection to the world.” —  paraphrased from talk by Matthew Sanford    

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