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 […]
It’s the original snack of passage for any hungry camper who loves sitting in a rickety lawn chair next to a smoky campfire. Nearly every man, woman or child (and plenty of dogs, too – minus the chocolate, of course) have braved a herd of two-winged vampires (a.k.a. mosquitoes) to taste the greatness of this […]
Can’t camp. All campgrounds are closed. Can’t leave the county. Might spread something. Can barely leave the house without a mask and gloves. What are we supposed to do, watch paint dry? Smack dab in the middle of a nationwide lockdown who wouldn’t want to sit down and while away some time with a good […]
It may not be held on the Whitehouse lawn, but Parker Flatly’s 2020 Easter Egg Hunt does have National significance. Each and every colored egg he hid this year can be found in a National Park, at a National Monument, on a National Lakeshore or Seashore, or in a National Forest. Scan the pictures and […]
With all of the extra time spent locked down this past week, it should have been a piece of cake to write one little blog post, right? Well … not so much. Lots of distractions both professional (I do have a REAL job besides blogging) and personal brought my brain to a screeching halt. My […]
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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.