Off the Grid

Up North and Off the Grid: Whose Environment?

February 1, 2007

In 2007, suddenly the “E” word is big news. Environment is rapidly becoming the most important issue of our day. Everyone is talking about global...

Up North and Off the Grid: Still Canoeing…

December 1, 2006

I always wonder as I paddle silently along the shore, why so many people put their boats away before the ice begins. Pick the right...

Up North and Off the Grid: Baking Bread

November 1, 2006

Bread – the Staff of Life. Or is it that anymore? How much nourishment is in a slice of the fluffy white stuff? Or for...

Up North and Off Grid: Reflections

July 1, 2004

The moment I stepped onto the dock one hot July day nearly thirty years ago, I knew I had come home. The lake, the forest,...