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These aren’t the kind of islands I usually write about, but I had such a great day yesterday canoeing around the islands in the St. Croix River north of Stillwater, just thought I’d share. The day was warm, humid, and sunny – just the way I like it! My canoeing partner and I launched at.
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This week I led a tour to Warrens, Wisconsin – cranberry country. We had an opportunity to see the cranberries being harvested from the bogs. Some Facts about Cranberries: • There are several theories as to the origin of the name ‘cranberry.’ One is that the open flowers look like the head of a crane;.
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This past weekend I went over to Como Park in St. Paul. It was a gorgeous fall day here in the Midwest. I spent some time walking along the lake and enjoying the sunshine. Along the way I ran into a guy with a pet monkey. He was born in the US and is 18.
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Yesterday I swam in an outdoor (heated!) pool for the last time this season. Above me the sky was the bluest blue of a fall day, the falling leaves starting to turn to red, orange, and yellow. I like fall but hate to see summer end. It only gets worse from here on out in.
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I took a group of people on a tour to Duluth, MN this week. Our first stop was a ride on an historic train on the scenic St. Louis River – very peaceful and quiet. The railroad crew are all volunteers and did a great job! www.ismrr.org We had lunch at Grandma’s Restaurant in Canal.
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