True North

The most common sentence this summer has been “it’s been a weird season” and from the moment we arrived in Minnesota, it really had been a weird season. From the late ice out, to the high water, to boats not going in the water until late June, to the gas price increase, to the crazy … More True North

Wilderness Entry

It’s been a busy summer season Up North, not only with work but with exploring the area. We had certain activities we wanted to complete right away to avoid mosquito season so our first adventure was going to the Boundary Waters. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area only allows non-motorized watercrafts, aka canoes and kayaks. Since … More Wilderness Entry


We had a limited time frame to get to Illinois and knew it was going to be tough driving so much and not staying very long at campgrounds. And we were right. It was tough, tiring, and a little maddening, especially when the one thing we needed could not be found because our stuff was … More Illinois