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We’re No. 1! In this hemisphere!
Q. Where is the second-best adventure travel hub in the world? A. Duluth, according to Outside magazines April Outside Travel Awards issue. The magazine credits the trails, Spirit Mountain, Lake Sup...
3/13/13 at 12:01 AM Passport Day in the USA — not 3/7/13 at 1:00 AM
The same, only . . .
Ricky and I just got back from visiting some place I've never been before. It made me think of this post I wrote after returning from Guadalajara & Puerto Vallarta . . . . Humans are hard-wired t...
1/13/13 at 9:08 AM It was bound to happen . . . 10/31/12 at 9:50 AM
Gas prices plunge in Duluth
It happened today. Unleaded gas prices plunged below $3 per gallon in Duluth. Prices were at around $3.15 per gallon before the big drop to $2.99 per gallon. You can even find some stations at $2.98 ...
1/2/13 at 6:11 PM Putting a dent in family travel 8/30/12 at 12:40 PM
Bayfield debuts glass bottom boat 6/19/12 at 11:27 AM
Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man...
10/27/12 at 11:31 AM Impressed With China 10/20/12 at 11:40 AM
Letting Go, Letting Life 10/6/12 at 9:21 AM
It's Time To Do Your Dream
Think about the power of putting action behind your dream. To walk through the possibilities, lets start with a small dream - taking a vacation. For many people taking a vacation seems like a dream o...
10/3/12 at 2:18 PM Bucket List Dreams 9/20/12 at 12:51 PM
Pushing Through Fear 6/13/12 at 11:44 AM
Snow Patrol: I Love You, but My Family Doesn't
The atmosphere in the car crackled with hostility. (How is that for a cheesy, spy novel introduction?) I had just taken over the wheel, prepared to drive the mind-numbingly boring section. The Norweg...
9/26/12 at 3:12 PM My Unwanted Follower 9/6/12 at 2:02 PM
On a Quest with Google Maps 8/16/12 at 12:35 PM
4 -wheel drive may have helped.
Aaron's parents are moving away from his hometown of Watford City, so our yearly trip West has become a good-bye visit. Naturally Aaron wants to show his kids his "old stomping grounds". Since it was ...
8/24/12 at 1:24 PM Old cowpies are harmless. 8/21/12 at 9:19 AM
It may be mercury poisoning this time... 10/21/11 at 8:25 PM
New trees replace those burned in 1988 Yellowstone fires
Most Yellowstone National Park visitors appear to be obsessed with seeing and photographing a bear, with a secondary mission to see Old Faithful erupt. My obsession is seeing recovery from the 1988...
7/5/12 at 3:33 AM Yellowstone offers sights other than the big stars 7/4/12 at 4:27 AM
Budgeting for Travel Expenses
Now that school is out for the summer you may have a summer vacation planned. If you dont and do not think you can afford to get away, you may consider a staycation. More people are taking time off ...
6/3/12 at 10:42 AM Ways to Travel for Free 5/15/12 at 7:30 AM
Holiday Travel Expenses 10/12/11 at 7:15 AM
Cereal and Milk Bars
Often times in the morning, I find that my son and I are grabbing breakfast on the road. This poses a problem because milk doesn't hold well in the car and I like my coffee dark. This leaves us withou...
5/5/12 at 3:12 PM Need a Stocking Stuffer?/Cool Stuff 2 12/10/10 at 6:37 AM
Last minute menu planning???? 11/24/10 at 1:37 PM
Now boarding at Gate 1... Duluth Airlines
As so often happens when scanning old newspapers on microfilm, I was looking for one thing today and came across something else more interesting. This time it was microfilm from March 17, 1946, and I ...
4/24/12 at 3:01 PM Duluth police vehicles 1/29/10 at 7:19 PM
How To Pack For A Trip Without Taking The Kitchen Sink
I have a confession: I love to travel. If you know me you will find this as no surprise. Where some people get stressed about the planning, the packing and all of the details I thrive on. One part t...
3/26/12 at 1:38 PM Do You Have A Bucket List? 12/28/10 at 11:17 AM
Booking Travel Cheaply
I dont travel a lot or consider myself very daring. The times where I have booked hotel rooms I sometimes dabble with the thought of trying Priceline, (similar to dipping your toes into the water just...
2/17/12 at 12:57 PM
Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr...
11/17/11 at 4:57 PM Climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa 11/9/11 at 2:10 PM
Top International Vacation Destinations 10/13/11 at 9:00 AM
Breakfast at Green City Market -- The Best Ever!
Located along the south end of Lincoln Park along Clark Avenue, Chicago's Green City Market bustled with activity on Saturday morning. Young parents pulling wagons loaded with children eating an appl...
10/10/11 at 9:27 AM