A mile up from our new home is a lake. Mr. Al and I took a break, donned our rain gear and took a paddle on said lake. Nature is such a gift. Before that, I pressed the publish button on Sky Dancers (YAY! IT’S ALIVE! IT’S ALIVE!) and uploaded the Kindle version….only to find … Continue reading A Book Is Born!
So…where am I? Did any week every scamper by as fast as this one? Holy Cow! While Sky Dancers Draft Two is with my editor, I’ve been world building and writing the opening chapters of my next book, Champion of Entean. I’m also still researching different marketing groups for independent authors, finding the best match … Continue reading That Week Just Happened
The morning was so calm and beautiful. After a quick cuppa, we spent the morning fishing and trolling. Saw lots of fish, but they didn’t really like the gadgets and gizmos we presented them. We both got strikes on rubber worm things, but couldn’t set the hook. Next time, we will be buying real worms, … Continue reading Thursday Morning, our last….
Yesterday was our trial for all sorts of things….fly fishing without Teacher, the trolling motor, the outriggers Al created and our new seats that he handmade. All went surprisingly well. It was darned windy. And cold. No dipping, skinny or otherwise. We drained the battery for the trolling motor pretty quick as we cruised through the waves. Fortunately, we had the … Continue reading The Saga of Ruth Lake–Days 2 and 3
I love driving through the small towns and then come upon something quirky like Paul Bunyan. To get to Ely from Park Rapids, is to drive through the heart of Minnesota’s mining district. Hills of red dirt made by man lined the highway. Beside the hills are reservoirs,, created from the abandoned mines, … Continue reading Friday, May 24- From Two Inlets Resort to Ely, Mn.
This was cheating….but what a lovely spot we found in which to cheat! And why, pray tell, is it cheating? Well, we car camped…shoved all our stuff in the car, cooler as well, and hauled our boat and ourselves 2 hours into the Trinity Alps to Fish Lake. Big Foot Country. Yup. True Fact. But … Continue reading Short and Sweet Canoe Trip