DULUTH, Minn. - On an overcast October morning, Hansi Johnson of Thomson walks down an old logging trail flanked by young aspen. He carries his old Browning 12-gauge A-5, inherited from his grandfather, ready to swing on a ruffed grouse.
Author's note: The following story, edited slightly for brevity, was previously published in The Anchorage Times, Oct. 13, 1991.
STERLING - Early October, 5:00 a.m.
I'm in my warm bed, listening to wind-driven rain pound the roof like it wants in.
Plants you can walk on are attractive additions to pathways. These low-lying perennials can withstand heavy foot traffic, release pleasant odors when crushed, smother weeds, and cushion your step in the narrow spaces between bricks or flagstones.
In this Oct. 2, file photo taken by Tammy Webber, a scenic view on her way to Glacier Point trail in the Yosemite National Park, Calif. is seen. The National Park Service announced late Wednesday night Oct.