Before and After the Deluge

So we drove to Pennsylvania last week for a vacation with the extended family.  The rental house was on a bucolic lake surrounded by state gameland and farms.  With tree stumps mid-lake, reaching for the sky, and several low-lying islands, we concluded that Lake Henry was man-made.  This was a […]

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Rollerskiing Lake Denmark

God, I love rollerskiing on miserable roads.  Your garden variety bumpy or rutted road is simply boring.  I’m talking about roads featuring Smartcar-engulfing potholes and cracks so numerous and big they pummel your body and shake your fillings loose.  Add dense fog, mist and light rain, and it’s a perfect […]

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Conditions at Lake Denmark

The wide temperature swings of the last few days gave the local snow an icy crust. I’m just not up for skiing in purple klister conditions when the trails are self-groomed. Today I opted to roller ski at Lake Denmark. I went about three k south from the picnic area, […]

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