Duck Rescue Attempt On Crescent Lake

One Little Duckling All Alone by She Who Walks With Sticks (aka Karen Gross)   Went for a walk this morning and greeted some friendly PlaPers. Some of them said “Good Morning” before I did. By...

Become a Portage Super Hero

The Parkinson SuperWalk 2014 by She Who Walks With Poles, aka Karen Gross   The Parkinson SuperWalk requires Super Heroes who can’t fly without a plane and a ride to the airport; who occasionally...

Portage Pole Person Possibly Pecked Passing Poop

A Quintessentially Portage La Prairian Morning By She Who Walks With Sticks (aka Karen Gross) I have not been out walking as much the last couple of months. I think I overdid the stretching on a day when...

Eight Little Ducklings in a Row

Eight Little Ducklings in a Row I just watched the Hoop and Holler video footage of a brave Mama Duck crossing Portage la Prairie with eight little ducklings following, trusting their mama to lead them in...

A Friendly Walkers Delight

Portage a Friendly Place to Walk by Karen Gross   When you go for a walk, do you make eye contact with people you pass by and greet them with a smile and/or a nod and/or a friendly greeting?...

Where did 14th Street Go?

by Karen Gross Mystery of the Disappearing Street It is true, fellow Portage la Prairians. We have a full fledged, bonafide mystery on our hands, or technically, on our streets. Some time ago, whilst...

Portage Has “Wow” Factor

By Karen Gross Wow, I Live Here! When I was a kid, growing up in land locked Steinbach (which is a total misnomer – “Stony Brook” – there isn’t even a creek there), we would go camping almost...

Pole Walker

by Karen Gross   That Lady Who Walks With Poles If you have noticed a lady walking along the Crescent Lake path with what looked like ski poles, it was probably me. If you saw two ladies walking...