See The Leaves

Falling Forward Weather in the Upper Midwest is always unusual. This year we enjoyed a particularly mild summer, followed by a somewhat intense Indian Summer but then it jumped straight to snow, like a record skipping a groove. Last week my son and I took our annual trek to Duluth, MN for his October school […]

Road Tripping

I Could Drive Forever Road trip season has officially begun with my inaugural visit to Pizza Farm for 2009. Last year my first jaunt to Stockholm, WI took place a little earlier, on a cold, drizzly April day. This time around was quite different. The unexpectedly hot and green May day felt like mid-July. It […]

Shy Town

Atomix Coffee Shop and The Garfield Park Conservatory My son’s Spring Break is right around the corner. Last year it was a big production, adventuring throughout the Pacific Northwest. That’s not in the cards this go around but a more modest trip is in the works. Mainly to Madison, WI but possibly further afield. I […]