I am Gaia’s imperfect lover, and I suspect you are, too. This Earth Day let’s consider our relationship with Mother Earth by reflecting on first impressions, both from childhood and from our own long-ago introduction to Door County. If love is a verb, how are we showing affection? And what can we learn from past […]

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Let’s listen and reflect on five Door County stories. In each story, landscape and memory are intertwined and often historical events drive the plots. We’ll lift up the voices of fisherman Anton Amundson, Ephraimite Emma Trueblood,  Horseshoe Island’s Alma Folda, the talented and testy Bill Beckstrom, and two women who sold “London Fog” here in the 1960s. […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day Transformation in Changing Times: Lessons from Camp Meenahga with Kathleen Harris What can a twentieth century girls camp tell us about ourselves and today’s Door County community? Camp Meenahga (Peninsula State Park, 1916-1948) offers surprising stories of intention and resilience. Camp yearbooks, written by girls like “Angel of Bataan” Adolpha Meyer […]

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