Lately it seems like it happens a lot. I’m out enjoying the satisfying crunch of hard gravel, dried leaves or icy snow under my boots on the trail. The peaceful babbling of a shallow brook begs me to follow as it tumbles over drenched boulders and winds around broad-trunked trees. The insane serenity of a […]
In many ways … In many minds … In many households … Covid-19 spoiled 2020. It took us by surprise, caused us to lose our sense of direction (along with a sense of smell and taste for some), tripped us up, and then kicked mud all over us. But not every path the Corona Virus […]
Are you one of those outdoors enthusiasts that can’t resist stoking the firepit the moment you set foot next to a ring of rocks? Do you promptly let that campfire burn for every waking hour you spend at the campsite or cabin? Yep, I thought so. I KNEW it wasn’t just me! It’s weird how […]
By now you’re probably well aware of Parker Flatly’s obsession with America’s National Parks. One of the very first National Parks that he ever parked himself in was this incredibly beautiful place nearly 1,900 miles from his home in Minnesota. Take in the pictures and follow the clues to see if the info can help […]
In the minds of many Minnesotans, the North Shore ends at the crossroads of Highway 61 and the Gunflint Trail in Grand Marais. The last 40-odd miles to the Canadian border consists only of a bunch of trees with a wide expanse of Lake Superior water on the passenger’s side. Not much else to see […]
Meet Meandering Mike & Parker Flatly
Mike's a Word Geek and when he's anywhere outdoors that's "write" where he belongs. Parker loves his "selfie" and has a hard time picturing himself any place else besides State and National Parks.