We probably take winter for granted in these parts, but imagine how the site of dozens — hundreds — of ice houses on a frozen lake must look to the rest of the world.
A flying acquaintance, Alex Peterson, flew over Lake Mille Lacs this weekend and provided a couple of photos for a Texas-based Web site.
There are probably some sociological studies to be done about why we put ice houses next to each other on a vast lake, when we’re trying to –among other things — “get away from it all.”
Of course, these are like the lost cities, since they must disappear in less than two weeks.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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