Born and raised on a 47-acre dairy farm in the Driftless region of southwestern Wisconsin, my roots go deep, about five generations deep.
I now live one mile from Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands with my husband, two children, kennel of Siberian huskies, one malamute, an unidentified mastiff-like house dog the size of a small pony and a pond full of goldfish.
I anticipate the publication of my book, "Paddling to Winter," about a 1,700-mile canoe journey this summer.
Coming soon: Paddling to Winter
Fourteen years ago May 1, Yukon and I embarked on a rather unusual honeymoon, starting one mile from our front door. Dipping our paddles into Lake Superior, we paddled our handmade wood-canvas canoe 1,700 miles north and west to Wollaston Lake in Saskatchewan and landed at Estevan Island—where we stayed for eight months. Read more »