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A Reminder of Why We Love Winter in the Northwoods! Though the temps were hovering in the teens when we packed up and headed toward Wisconsin this weekend, we did get one more reminder of why we love to plan our Northwoods projects in the Winter. While stopping at the Effie Café for a little cof...
It is a simple question that says so much! We do need to focus on the opportunity rather than the problem, focus on the positive and life will be so much more. Thanks for sharing this Melinda (Mel) Peterson ! A Weed or A Wish?  Obstacles or Opportunities?  Life is truly about perspective and how ...
Good Bye Mike! Mike was one of my first friends in the Brey family, other than the girl who would later become my bride. When I first met Mike, he was taking a break from college so when I would go to Sally’s parents on weekends he was generally there. Though Mike was 3 years older than I, he wa...
Jackson County Wisconsin UFO Landing Site; Fun Stuff You Find on a Forest Inventory You don’t often see UFO landing sites that are nearly a mile in diameter, and had this one not been so large I might have missed it. A while back we were doing an inventory for Wisconsin’s largest private landowne...
220 Thousand Forest Acres Between the Twin Cities and Eau Claire, Dunn County Wisconsin   Great forest land for people who work in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis and St Paul) or Eau Claire and many of the people who live here have dual career families with a short commute to both of these urban ar...
Waupaca County Wisconsin, Forests and Wildlife in the Fox Valley   212 Thousand Acres of Forested Wildlife habitat can be found in this county at the Northwest edge of the Fox Valley area. The forested hills and valleys of this beautiful county make for great habitat for both people and a variety...
A great post by Pamela Cendejas , those community posts can be so valuable, this advice will be very useful for those who are participating in the April Super Charged SEO Challange too. Does your community know you?  Having a website and blog gives you worldwide exposure to prospective buyers.  M...
Finished, Now Minnesota can Warm Up We finished our project last night just before dark before celebrating with a nice fish fry in Effie. A few days ahead of schedule and picked up well over 100 extra plots from the main contractor, always nice to bring in a few bonus bucks. It was great that th...
Love that quote Lou... “Choose not to be good . . . . choose to be better . . . . and stretch yourself to be the best that you can be.” Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant, Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author What’s Your Goal? “Choose not to be good . . . . choose to be better . . ...
Beautiful Office Space Deep in the Forest It has been a week of the toughest internet and phone reception ever.  With no phone coverage or data connection in or anywhere near camp and the closest wifi that we have found involves a 50 mile drive to a café in Effie MN. I told the crew that I would...

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