Exploring Lake of the Woods

Tim O’Brien, one of my favorite authors, published a marvelous book several years ago titled Into the Lake of the Woods.  It is, in many ways, a mystery, one that frustrates a lot of readers because at the end, the protagonist heads off into the labyrinthine archipelago of Lake of the Woods and is never … Read more

Northwest Angle

The Northwest Angle:  A geographic anomaly, a small triangle of American territory completely isolated from the rest of Minnesota, cut off from the United States by sixty miles of Canadian wilderness and the vast, mysterious waters of Lake of the Woods. Lake of the Woods: One of the largest bodies of water on the North … Read more