Up Nort’

Up Nort’ isn’t a place, it’s a state of being.


Nothing burns like the cold. But only for a while. Then it gets inside you and starts to fill you up, and after a while you don’t have the strength to fight it. – George R.R. Martin

Out of Commission

Suppose it was bound to happen … it’s winter in Minnesota. I would have preferred my left hand instead of my right but oh so grateful that it was just my hand breaking away from my wrist and not my hip. Still had to have surgery.  That was freaky. Tried to go to my special…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Grand

We wanna play the weekly photo challenge too! The place: Kneeland Mountain … no, those aren’t snowflakes … Mom says they’re orbs and we believe her. If you can’t see us in the photo it’s because we’re chasing rabbits, mom is yelling at us to get back here, while taking this photo at the same…

Not Best In Snow

It snowed for the first time yesterday. I vaguely remember snow and when I first walked out there it was so fresh, fluffy and clean that I couldn’t contain myself … for about 5 minutes … and reality set in. This sucks. Problem is … Jake loves the snow. It’s gonna be a long winter….