Book Review: Pikes Explorations in Minnesota

Frontier moves… like a receding wave that leaves smooth, unbroken sand behind. In American history that wave receded west across the continent and then turned north to the Alaskan frontier. All places in America were once frontier: wild places ruled by … Continue reading

Book Review: Canoeing with the Cree by Eric Sevareid

For a moment I felt very calm. I was not excited. I merely thought, “This is what all the rivers come to. All those rivers. This is the sea, where everything ends.” (Sevareid, Eric; Bancroft, Ann (2010-10-25). Canoeing with the Cree … Continue reading