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Life lessons on the lake ­— and a few pikes

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I have lived two separate lives in my 42 years on the planet.

A decade as a non-Minnesotan and the rest as a borderline upstanding tundra dweller.


One would not notice the three-quarters Minnesota influence in my lifestyle when it comes to the outdoors.

Once a decade, my two worlds meet in just such an arena. This year, during my birthday week.

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