Northland College alumna Judy Lehmkuhl was on hand at the 2020 Iditarod Dog Sled Race this year and captured several images from the annual wi…

We had a big event in our household this week. We're cat lovers, and last month I met a brand new litter of tuxedo kittens while stopping at C…

When I was in middle school we had a crazy mid-winter thaw and an intense rain that froze the snow hard enough that you could walk and even ju…

The other night I was out with Fergus and Jenkins for their bedtime business. As they sniffed around for the perfect spot, I stood gazing up a…

There are a fair number of winter “ultra” races where the race course is “ultra” in its length. In the Mountain West there is the Fat Pursuit;…

Raw power gets a lot of press as the thing you need a bunch of in order to ride a bike fast. When we think of someone truly fast on a bike we …

“What do we do if you fall overboard?” I recall asking my friend, Adam, in all seriousness. I was standing on a dock in the Grand Marais, Minn…

As the sun warmed the back of my neck, I floated comfortably in my PFD (life jacket) between our two stand-up paddleboards with a hand resting…

Let’s face it: there’s nothing practical about racing a bike. You’re not producing anything you can eat or sell.  A case could even be made th…

Last week I found myself sitting in the dark with 15 other humans in a four-person tent on Sand Island. Outside the mosquitos raged in waves u…

A few times now I’ve had a pleasant roadside encounter with a gentlemen of kindred spirit.  He’s usually passing through the neighborhood whil…

When I started biking in the mid ‘90’s, fatbikes didn’t exist. The group of people I rode with on the road didn’t have the gear you need to ri…

I like routines most of the time, like pressing my coffee in the morning, gravel walks with Tischer and bedtime reading. I also like — and rel…

On one of my days off, it was sunny and somewhat warm for a change on the California coast. I decided to take the motorcycle to the Headwaters…

It’s the time of year again that lupines are exploding in color in ditches around the county.                

I raced across Wisconsin last Tuesday morning with all my paddling gear crammed into one duffel bag and my camping gear in another. I didn’t k…

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