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Atumn Place Reflections

The Lay of the Land

Twice I’ve been approached by people I didn’t know… who confessed shyly and with kind intentions that they had uprooted their families and moved to northern Michigan because I had written so glowingly about the place in my books.
August Explorations

August Explorations

As the days grow shorter, our urge to get out and explore grows.
Making Trail illustration

Making Trail

When we were about 10 and 8 years old, my brother and I built a trail through the woods.

A Bountiful Weekend

Birding, mushroom hunting offer memorable experiences.

One Simple Rule

Children learn to appreciate nature, finer things in life.
Reflections - Lost Lake

My Lost Lake

Initial discovery fulfills boyhood dream.
Autumn Journal

Autumn Journal

A season to be out in the woods enjoying nature.
Two-Tracks illustration

Two-tracks Revisited

When I was a kid, one of my favorite things to do was search for backwoods lakes and creeks with my father in his war-surplus Jeep.
Lake Superior

In the Upper Country

Ominous and not-so-ominous changes afoot around Lake Superior.

Opening Days Are Golden

Some spawn stories that will be told for generations.