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Last day of January 2013

Last day of January 2013

Well, this being the last day of January 2013, I thought I’d better give you all an update on things up here at “North Camp.” That was what my late hubby affectionally called our place up here in northern Minnesota, in Angora where we’ve lived for the last 10 years. Guess I spoke too soon on my last blog post from January 23rd regarding the […]

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First Snow of 2012

First Snow of 2012

  We are getting our first snow of 2012 today as I write this post, it’s just a light dusting so far, but the weatherman says there’s lots more to come on into the night! Here we are not even to Halloween yet and absolutely not into the winter season, but definitely getting the white stuff already. Am I ever glad I took those Fall […]

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Unusual Cloud Formation Up North

Unusual Cloud Formation Up North

  Now I deliberately waited a week to make this post, because I didn’t want anyone to think it was an April Fool’s Joke, since what happened occurred on Sunday, April 1, 2012. Around 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 1st Mr. WickerWoman came home from running errands in Cook and said for me to come outside immediately and take a look at the clouds. I […]

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January 19 Coldest Day So Far in 2012

January 19 Coldest Day So Far in 2012

Although these progression sunrise pictures are spectacular and warm looking, they are deceiving! It’s not warm up here in Northern Minnesota! Yesterday when these shots were taken the temperature was -9 degrees, the coldest it’s been so far this winter up here. But now TODAY is a totally different ballgame! Our temperature outdoors with NO windchill was an actual -21 degrees! Just so you are […]

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Next Week–Our 38th Wedding Anniversary!

Next Week–Our 38th Wedding Anniversary!

Next week John and I will be celebrating our 38th Wedding Anniversary!                 John Fritz Peters and Cathryn Jungroth Married in Lake City, MN 23 June 1973 Children and Grandchildren Hans & Heidi (Strack) Peters John François Peters Oliver Diesel Peters Joe & Margaret (Peters) Rouleau Lillian Teckla Rouleau John’s Parents Hans Joachim (77, 2004) & Dorothy (Schroeder) […]

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Natural Selection 2.0 Exhibit Opens Feb. 1st — Monday Mention

Natural Selection 2.0 Exhibit Opens Feb. 1st — Monday Mention

Natural Selection 2.0 “contemporary art meets nature” February 1st – April 1st, 2011 Dakota State University Madison, South Dakota Natural Selection Profile #10, Cathryn Peters, Angora, Minnesota ‘Fiber artist Cathryn Peters has a passion for deer, elk & fallow antlers. For over 30 years she has honed her skills to elevate her work beyond the confines of traditional basketry into the realm of contemporary craft. […]

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Natural Selection 2.0 Group Show

Natural Selection 2.0 Group Show

Natural Selection 2.0 “Contemporary Art Meets Nature” Group Show Advertising postcard:  © Margaret Withers, Stealing Entropy, 2010 Resin, pigment, oil, string, painted vellum, 24×24 I am honored to have my willow-antler art work included in the Natural Selection 2.0 “Contemporary Art Meets Nature”  Group Show at Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota. Opening is February 1st, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and the show […]

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Where is Spring?

According to what I’ve been reading and hearing lately, spring is supposed to be just around the corner. But up here in Northern Minnesota, you’d never guess that was true! This morning, the temperature was -15 degrees for Pete’s sake! For example, if you were to scroll down to the bottom of my blog here, you would see the WeatherUnderground banner that tells the time […]

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Glorious Day in the Northland!

Glorious Day in the Northland!

What a beautiful day it is again this morning up here in the northland of Minnesota! These are the views out my back door and the side door to the garage/studio. This one below is to the North. There was a haze of fog sitting over the willows in the low-land fields early this morning, but now it’s burned off. This view is to the […]

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Labor Day Weekend Vacation

Labor Day Weekend Vacation

This weekend my granddaughter Lily (featured in the YouTube video in the last post), and her parents are up here in northern Minnesota at their family cabin on Lake Vermilion. They will all be coming over here soon and I might even be able to get them to help me harvest more barley and oat straw for those bee skeps I posted about before! Here’s […]

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