Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sailboats at anchor

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Hippie VW wagon and new contruction kitty-corner to Sara’s Table

We ate supper on the deck at Sara’s Table at Chester Creek Cafe. I wanted to show former Duluthians the new construction. I don’ t know what the building will be or who owns it. I also liked the VW bus with the peace symbol. Maybe former Dulthians know it as Taran’s Market.

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Low hanging clouds

The whitish-blue above the the ship is not just the usual sky. We are having a very muggy day and the clouds are extremely low. The Polsteam is still at anchor

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Sunday at Park Point

Up in Duluth we are not used to hot weather. Heat advisories were issued today at the temps got up into the high 90’s and the heat index into the triple digits. Many people were at Park Point, the world’s longest fresh water sandbar– 7 miles long. The water is cold. I took my dog […]

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Seeing the Polsteam from Park Point

Whitecaps crashed on the sand down at Park Point the rip tide warning was yellow or moderate. The Polsteam was still sitting outside of Duluth waiting for her time to come through the canal

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Polsteam at anchor

Polsteam at anchor From Wikipedia: Polsteam, formerly known as the Polish Steamship Company (in Polish: Polska Żegluga Morska, PŻM), is a cargo ship operator based in Szczecin, Poland. Polsteam is state-owned with around 3,000 employees.

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Full Moon Over Lake Superior

Full Moon Over Lake Superior Glistening, shining, glowing Drivers pull over on Skyline Parkway, Beauty

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Dredging

We’ve been having days in the 90 degrees. This vessel is in the harbor dredging. The white boat behind it is a tour boat.

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Stained glass window

Duluthian Ann Weston designed this Tiffany window of Minnehaha, commissioned by the St. Louis County Women’s Auxilliary (predecessor of the St. Louis County Historical Society) to represent Duluth and St. Louis County in the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago. It is now at the Duluth Depot.

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The Hjørdis, a schooner in Grand Marais

I am taking a writing workshop in Grand Marais, which is about 110 miles northeast of Duluth on Highway 61. This 50-foot schooner, the Hjørdis, sails out of North House Folk School on the harbor. Grand Marais is a quaint little town with a lot of artists, galleries and  the North House Folk School and […]

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