Archive for March, 2011

Packing Your Kayak for the Ultimate Preparedness

March 18, 2011

  Jon and I decided to check out the seminar on “The Art of Packing a Kayak” with J. Browning while at Canoecopia 2011 in Madison last weekend. Wow! Personally speaking, I left the session thinking I have totally missed the mark on preparedness and safety on any of my river and lake outings.  But for those of you who missed the session, here are the notes of being ,REALLY, REALLY, prepared, …Read the Rest

Madison Weekend Part 2

Madison Weekend Part 2
March 17, 2011

Sam Stein of Huffington Post (yes a liberal on-line news source) uses this quote in response to citizen political action in Wisconsin : “I think that the governor (Scott Walker of WI) really did wake a sleeping giant,” said Justin …Read the Rest

Canoecopia 2011 in Madison, WI

Canoecopia 2011 in Madison, WI
March 16, 2011

Canoecopia 2011. You may be wondering what is THAT? Is it a Thanksgiving decoration? No, that would be a cornucopia. Would it be a canoe party? You would be slightly correct, but much more. This is an annual event sponsored by …Read the Rest

Porchetta or Porketta

Porchetta or Porketta
March 9, 2011

One of the most unique grocery stores in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan is Angeli’s located in Iron River. I get a chance, 2-3 times a year, to stop in and quickly shop. As the name implies, yes it has …Read the Rest

COMFORT FOOD: A CREAMY POTATO LEEK SOUP SUPPER

COMFORT FOOD: A CREAMY POTATO LEEK SOUP SUPPER
March 2, 2011

I am not sure what is different about this past week, but I have craved citrus and soups. OH YA, I forgot, I was sick. Well meds are circulating through my system and I am beginning to turn the corner …Read the Rest

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