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August 2011

Tonga 2003 (275)
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ON TONGA TIME

I gripped the steering wheel and tried to feel confident as our Tongan skipper Raymond cheerfully pointed out a narrow gap between the northernmost tip of Nuapapu Island and the tiny islet of Kitu and told me to aim for it. I wasn’t entirely thrilled… yet the side trip had been my idea, and the charter cruise was supposed to be all about new experiences.

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First Foray into Blogworld

It’s probably time I joined the 21st century. I’m one of those people who avoided even getting a cell phone; I think I was 27 years old when I finally succumbed. Then I was a Jane-come-lately to the smartphone party….

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PONTOON BOAT GUIDE

Whether we live along the seaboard, on the Great Lakes or near North America’s countless inland lakes, rivers and reservoirs, we’re inexorably drawn to the water. We buy second homes, we travel to beloved parks, islands and beaches for weekend and vacation getaways, and we take up leisure activities — and even entire lifestyles — geared toward life on the water.

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Anne Emerson and Nell Emerson Jarosh of Edgewood Orchard Galleries in Door County, Wisconsin.
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FAMILY ROOTS

What draws visitors to a particular art gallery isn’t necessarily the location, the style of building, the type of artwork or the price point, although all those things can play into a final decision to stop in for a visit. Rather, the draw tends to come from a more primal sense — a feeling for the spirit of the place. If the spirit’s right, it will bring visitors back time and again.

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ISLAND LIFE

Door County visitors who climb the Potawatomi State Park observation tower, or who stand at the park’s boat launch below the bluff, will see one of Door County’s most unique residences just offshore. It’s intriguing, this little island that barely qualifies as an island — a dollop of green in Sturgeon Bay’s blue waters.

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