Category Archives: Vacation

So we went on a road trip. And all hell broke loose. Part 3, the end.

We arrived at the Cascade uneventfully on Monday evening (yay!). Cabin 11, the Honeymoon Cabin, was ours for four nights. I had finished knitting a shawlette/scarf for myself on the drive and was hard at work on the second sock … Continue reading

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So we went on a road trip. And all hell broke loose. Part 2.

The van performed so well on the drive across southern Minnesota that we decided to chance it and skip the changing cars part. Onward to the Cascade! Although the van worked fine, I had trouble with my iPhone. It wouldn’t … Continue reading

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So we went on a road trip. And all hell broke loose. Part 1.

Earlier this fall we decided we needed to make the trek to Sioux Fall to see Elder Son, whom we hadn’t seen since the Fourth of July weekend. Because his schedule includes being the on-call resident on certain weekends, we … Continue reading

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And then we went to the North Shore.

The view from the tiny deck of our cabin. That's Lake Superior, if you cannot tell.   Our cabin.   The fire pit.  Why am I showing you a photo of the fire pit in the front yard of the … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the after-vacation edition.

Ten Good Things About Coming Home After A Vacation. Sleeping in my own bed again. It may not be perfect (memory foam is not as great as it was proclaimed to be), but I love my bed. It is an … Continue reading

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Mouse.

We had an unexpected pet that came along with us on our camping trip to the North Shore last month. A mouse had taken up residence within the back door of the mini-mini-motorhome. Smokey first met Mr. Mouse (or Miss … Continue reading

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I’m back (again).

We spent nine days on the North Shore (of Lake Superior) in the mini-mini-motorhome, returning on the day before Labor Day, and it was glorious. I have some photos but am currently too lazy to upload them. Be assured, though, that … Continue reading

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Home again!

We got home at about 6 am today. (Smokey loves to drive at night.) Our reservation in the Black Hills campground had one more night left, but it was so hot we decided to leave for home — the cool … Continue reading

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Amusements.

To me, vacations are a time to knit and read. How can I stand the excitement, you ask? Don’t try this at home, folks – I’m a professional. Reading.   Perdido Street Station by China MievilleFeed by M.T. AndrewsonZoo City … Continue reading

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Wyoming bullets.

Yes, we are in Wyoming on vacation. Bullet post seems appropriate. We got a late start. Mechanic didn't deliver mini-mini-motorhome (Rebuild transmission! Make a/c work!) until the day we were supposed to leave. . A number of things remained for … Continue reading

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