What Time of Day are You?

You Are Sunrise

You enjoy living a slow, fulfilling life. You enjoy living every moment, no matter how ordinary.
You are a person of reflection and meditation. You start and end every day by looking inward.
Caring and giving, you enjoy making people happy. You’re often cooking for friends or buying them gifts.
All in all, you know how to love life for what it is – not for how it should be.

What Time Of Day Are You?

One more trip…

Ok , I am actually quilting too, but the leaves are such beautiful colours right now, and the days of fishing weather are so limited now I just can’t resist another fishing trip. Actually yesterday was on the chilly/rainy side and the water was pretty choppy a lot of the day but its just so good to be out there! And no offense to my employer but I have to say any day out fishing is better than any day sitting in my cubicle.

So on to yesterday, we did catch our limit of walleye and instead of a shore lunch hmm I guess you could say we had a boat lunch because Erik cooked in the boat. I don’t think anything is as yummy as fresh caught/cooked walleye.



Just a silly picture I took, I was trying to capture the amount of fish the fish finder was showing.


I just love the colours of the sky in the evening, so much of the day had been rainy and windy but by 7 the sky had cleared and the wind died down, well worth the wait.



No Fishing This Weekend

Instead we went to Duluth MN. The dollar is almost at par which was a big treat for us!

What a beautiful time of the year and the weather was incredibly and unseasonably warm. Apparently we broke the record high this weekend that was 21C it reached 29C and wow was it muggy too. The leaves were just gorgeous along the lake shore. (for those of you who don’t know the drive from the MN border to Duluth is mostly along Lake Superior and the scenery really is spectacular.

This is the waterfall just past the border into the States its so easy to miss the turn off but now that we’ve discovered it we’ll be returning.



Katie and I with Captain Morgan…..



and above a Rabbagoat…..found in Toms Cabin Store near Knife River MN.

A Weekend of Paradise even though…..

The fish weren’t biting, and it was pretty chilly friday night. (there was even some snow) The bonfires were great and the fishing was so relaxing….the scenery spectacular etc… 🙂





Sunday was so much nicer out and the lake was calm, I love the way this pic shows the little creek that joins 2 lakes.


when we came to shore ready to pack up camp there was a wild turkey waiting for us…


and one last pic before we packed up camp.


The days are getting so much shorter and the weather has turned pretty chilly. We went fishing last Sunday and every time we turned around the weather changed from being sunny and warm, rainy and foggy to chilly. Still its just so good to be outside and enjoying being together and the beauty of nature. The Sunset was incredible, usually we are off the lake before the sun goes down so this was an exception.

Sunset at Whitefish Lake

One more thing about our fishing trips, there have been three different lakes this summer where we have been watched by eagles.


North of 51 Outposts Pickle Lake

Our weekend was fantastic. We couldn’t have asked for better weather, the drive both ways (about 6 hrs each way) was uneventful.

Hwy 599 the Road to Pickle Lake:


Loading the plane


after a 7 minute flight we landed on a nice calm lake, very smooth landing.

Busy Week

I set a goal for myself and accomplished it! What a great feeling. Two Queen sized quilts left today and 5 wall hangings yesterday. I’ve been working on the bear paw quilt for a couple of weeks, the other queen was a panto job that I didn’t take pictures of and the wall hangings are gifts for the quilters bridesmaids (the wedding is this Saturday she brought me the quilts last Friday) They are quilted using the Star Swirl Panto.







I really enjoyed quilting the bears paw quilt, I wish I’d taken better pics though…




Devon Rd House

devon-rd-house-6.jpgdevon-rd-house-5.jpgdevon-rd-house-3.jpgdevon-rd-house-2.jpgThis house really intrigues me. I wish I knew its story. Its on the way to one of the lakes we fish at, very close to the US CAN border and no where near town. I wish now that I would have taken a peek inside so next time I probably will. I was going to but then I got this funny idea that maybe some hermit would jump out and yell at me.



img_1452-small.jpgWell those who know me know that I have another passion in my life and that one includes fishing….with you know who 🙂

The first few pics are of our shore lunch at Fowl Lake on the border of Ontario and MN.

The others are of our catch at Hurion Lake, my Northerns was 30″ and the bass we caught that day was unusually large 🙂

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My Aunts Quilt

100_4059-small.jpgThis quilt was pieced by my Aunt Marie (my moms sister) Quilted by me, bound by my mom and given to my Aunt Barb to comfort and encourage her in her battle with Brain Cancer.

I used Michelle and Terri’s Panto Feeling Groovy

My Aunts Quilt