It’s just another day

It was a dark and stormy night, and a rainy and windy dawn. I loaded my boat with things I am taking home to Iowa, as it will take many trips to get everything to my car. Crossing the lake, I thought to myself, "It is really windy today! " but since I was heading... Continue Reading →

The Forest Service

What does one do while stranded for weeks at the edge of a frozen lake? I have a part-time job with the US Forest Service in Cook, Minnesota. Because I am here in town and can't get to the cabin, I have been working full-time instead of part-time. I haven't worked  40 hour a week... Continue Reading →

I Don’t Own an Ice Boat

I am all packed and ready to leave for northern Minnesota for the summer. I start work at the forest service on April 25th, so I thought leaving right after Easter was a good idea. I asked the guys who work at the boathouse to get my motor on my boat so I can tear... Continue Reading →

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