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Well, apparently winter has arrived. Our extended vacation from snow is over. It is time to break out the winter gear and prepare ourselves for the dangerous conditions that winter can bring. It is ti...
12/3/13 at 9:05 PM Bleary-eyed and blathering... 10/26/13 at 3:01 AM
Road trip! ;-) 8/10/13 at 10:26 AM
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
Stay Safe Traveling With Winter Survival Tips
The semester is over, and winter is officially here. College students have packed their cars with suitcases and loads of laundry. They have left to visit families and perhaps enjoy free laundry serv...
12/20/12 at 11:46 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
Check out what these ten year olds are doing on Areavoices! - Areavoices Digest #84
I just love this idea! Matt and Graham are two ten year olds who love baseball. This summer they're setting out on a six day six game six city baseball tour with their dads and they're taking Areavoic...
8/1/12 at 2:06 PM Areavoices Digest #77 - I love this idea for a family summer vacation! 6/6/12 at 2:26 PM
Areavoices Digest #75 - What's life really like in the Oil Patch? 5/9/12 at 9:29 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
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 save $$$ on holiday shopping online?
Today is Part 1 in a two-part series. Tomorrow, I'll show youa sneak peak of ALL the Black Friday deals :) Care to get paid to shop? It's easy and better yet, costs NOTHING. Just download this awes...
11/14/11 at 6:20 AM It pays to be old: 100+ retailers, restaurants offer senior discounts 8/1/11 at 6:49 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 8:27 AM
Welcome home A spotlight on CBP, its work & its reputation
PEMBINA, N.D. - As an American re-entering the United States after a quick day-trip Saturday to Winnipeg, I figured I'd be greeted with a smile, welcomed home and sent on my way after the obligatory s...
8/22/11 at 9:20 PM DOT to farmers: No new, impractical regulations on ag transportation 8/11/11 at 2:25 PM
Federal proposal could add regulations to agricultural travel 7/30/11 at 6:00 AM