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Amazing? We got it
Gothic cathedral in Colombia yes. A mythical mountain in Tibet of course. White marble temple of Rajasthan, with more than 1,000intricately-carved pillars you betcha. But Wisconsins Apostle Islands...
11/26/13 at 11:00 PM Eh? Camera lost, found, returned to owner 8/26/13 at 11:00 PM
Come sail away, Duluth to Chicago 7/17/13 at 11:00 PM
The commuter advantage
Sometimes we just have to be reminded of the advantages of living here in the Twin Ports. Like lower home prices. Like rush hours that are nothing compared to the gridlock of big cities. Like shorter...
10/16/13 at 11:49 AM Gas prices plunge in Duluth 1/2/13 at 5:11 PM
Putting a dent in family travel 8/30/12 at 11:40 AM
Traveling, Teaching, and Helping a School in East Africa
I'm helping a school in Tanzania get computers for their students. I plan to travel there this winter and "take you with me." Two summers ago I came back to Minnesota from teaching in China for a yea...
8/9/13 at 7:37 AM
BBB Alert: Suspect Travel Offer Targets Area
Suspicious travel vouchers that have been flying across the country have now landed in the Midwest. Consumers in Minnesota and North Dakota are reporting theyve received airfare vouchers from Amer...
7/11/13 at 10:35 AM
Newsflyer 27 May 2013
Update on the Historic Bridge Weekend in Iowa, (Modern) Bridge Collapse in Missouri In light of the Washington Bridge Collapse last Monday, one would point t...
5/27/13 at 4:12 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...
3/1/13 at 6:07 PM It was bound to happen . . . 1/13/13 at 8:08 AM
Tickets for two? 10/31/12 at 8:50 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 10:31 AM Impressed With China 10/20/12 at 10:40 AM
Letting Go, Letting Life 10/6/12 at 8:21 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 1:18 PM Bucket List Dreams 9/20/12 at 11:51 AM
Pushing Through Fear 6/13/12 at 10:44 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 2:12 PM My Unwanted Follower 9/6/12 at 1:02 PM
On a Quest with Google Maps 8/16/12 at 11:35 AM
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 12:24 PM Old cowpies are harmless. 8/21/12 at 8:19 AM
It may be mercury poisoning this time... 10/21/11 at 7:25 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 2:33 AM Yellowstone offers sights other than the big stars 7/4/12 at 3:27 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 9:42 AM Ways to Travel for Free 5/15/12 at 6:30 AM
Holiday Travel Expenses 10/12/11 at 6:15 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 2:12 PM Need a Stocking Stuffer?/Cool Stuff 2 12/10/10 at 5:37 AM
Last minute menu planning???? 11/24/10 at 12:37 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 2:01 PM Duluth police vehicles 1/29/10 at 6:19 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 12:38 PM Do You Have A Bucket List? 12/28/10 at 10:17 AM