A dispatch from the ‘Creek where suddenly Spring is mounting a solid comeback! Indeed, after shouldering through a raw, somewhat dispiriting stretch of icy rain (that included threats of measurable snow), it now appears we are in the clear. That seemed hard to imagine just a few days ago when the disagreeable conditions forced everything […]
Already January is over, but in some ways I feel like winter has yet to begin. Any progress to the contrary has been quickly erased by misty, gray days reminiscent of late fall. In fact, the open water makes the relatively recent Polar Vortex now seem like an obscure memory. Of course, even that event was not a harken back to winters of old, but rather the ushering in of a fierce unpredictability now evidenced by epic windstorms and rainfall totals often conveyed by inches.
By the shore of Lake Superior, Marvin DeFoe and Andrew Gokee share stories of the Red Cliff Ojibwe. They tell of a history that goes back to the Ice Age, of the Sandy Lake Tragedy, of Chief Buffalo’s trip to Washington, D.C., that enabled them to stay on their land, and of preparing their children […]
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Hello from the ‘Creek, Missing was the crunch of leaves and the crisp air that expands the lungs. I’ve yet to wake to the shimmer of frost covered trees, but instead had come to expect the well acquainted sound of water dripping off the roof. Persistent drizzle and high humidity were the hallmarks of our […]