Dead Calm and Fury

Lake Superior has turned out to be even moodier than I had imagined. The sleeping giant can wake up almost instantly and build itself into a fury that rivals that of much larger oceans. The weather has been extremely cold and wet, way below seasonal average, and I’ve managed to catch a nasty cold. But…

Details

The Inner Sea

It seems I went from looking out my back porch to the Caribbean Sea, to overlooking the immensity of Lake Superior. The fact that the temperature has dropped by about 50 degrees notwithstanding, the two bodies of water are surprisingly similar in their moods and many changing faces. Here looking out from the balcony of…

Details

Minneapolis Skyline

If asked a few months ago what the most unlikely places on Earth for me to visit were, I would have had to answer – not necessarily in that order – The White House, Sting Ray City, a Survivor movie set, Shanghai’s Imperial Bowling Alley, and Duluth, Minnesota. Yet here I am in Minneapolis, visiting…

Details