Thursday, July 31, 2008

Where did July go???

Boundary Waters camping---doesn't get any better....

Somehow right before our eyes July faded away.

The Tuscarora crew--we've grown pretty fond of each other.

The Tuscarora Triathlon---the event of the summer!

Daniel spends at least part of everyday mastering the fishing spots---Denali watches.

Big pines on Clearwater make me dizzy

The Gunflint Trail canoe races are held to benefit the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department--in case you didn't hear the announcer--the silver bullet (back ground) came in 2nd!

Happy Campers!

Wolf Ridge brought a highschool month long science class through--
Grand Marais Women make it into Clearwater Lake.
We love the Westreichs!

The Mikkelson kids are such sweet boys....

Monday, July 21, 2008

Avoid A Leaky Wallet Thus Summer...

The Sklar family came to Tuscarora last week---blogger Bev has some interesting insights!

Leaky Wallet

Walk Away from your four wheels

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Morning Moon by Dell Boccignone

July 19th---Cabin 6 Journal entry...
Awakened at 5:20am and was greeted by a view from the kitchen window that was breathtaking. The full moon was centered between the pine and the birch trees. The lake was calm so the reflection that the moon cast appeared with a slight shimmer.
There was a hint of blue in the sky that melded from gold to hints of pink just above the distant tree line. A faint mist at the far side separated the reverse reflection of the sky scene upon the mirror-like surface of the lake.
Simply spectacular! Of course many photos were taken from both inside of Cabin 6 and outside.
We experienced some rough weather these past 7 days, but this one short clip that was witnessed this morning of our departure is what I will most remember.
Dell Boccignone (with Judy) Santa Clara, California.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Becoming a Boundary Waters Family

This summer the Outfitters of the Gunflint Trail have launched a new program----focused on making the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness more accessible and welcoming to families.

Check out for the seminar schedule and the Woods Wisdom-pdf files. Stefan leads the Thursday night Tuscarora seminar---portaging and paddling basics.

We believe these woods hold great value for kids--for their physical, emotional, and cognitive well being. And we think that the wilderness also makes the perfect backdrop for family adventures--to build memories and make connections.

These kids will grow up to take care of what they know and love---and it is our privilege to witness some of the moments--as these families introduce their kids to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.