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4 Tips to Plan your Summer Vacation on a Budget
If you are anything like me, you are ready for this winter to be OVER! But we have a few months to go, and believe or notthat is a good thing. Why? Because it gives you time to sock away some major fu...
2/27/14 at 11:00 AM Travel Tips That Can Save You Money This Holiday Season 12/21/12 at 9:13 AM
While many of us may have been thinking of heading south this winter, the pastor of a church in Twig headed north on his snowmobile. Pastor Brad Shannon of New Life Covenant Church completed his nea...
2/25/14 at 11:00 PM Amazing? We got it 11/26/13 at 11:00 PM
Eh? Camera lost, found, returned to owner 8/26/13 at 11:00 PM
Sunday Drive in the Wallowa Valley
The story behind the painting, Sunday Drive in the Wallowa Valley, by Steve Henderson: Last week we talked about theLand of Chief Joseph, a view of the patrarchal, Nez Perce mountain in Oregon's Wa...
2/24/14 at 6:18 PM Recipe: Shockingly Simple Spaghetti Sauce 1/28/14 at 6:08 PM
Hiking the Himalayas without Leaving My Chair 12/2/13 at 5:47 PM
Journey to My Village School
This is part three is a series about my current travels and project in East Africa. *** Our peaceful paved path ended with the interruption of bumps and rattles from the onset of the dirt road. Meado...
2/9/14 at 3:47 AM Arrival to Africa 2/2/14 at 4:20 AM
I've Moved To Africa: The Start of a New Adventure 1/26/14 at 4:17 AM
Eavesdropping at the DECC
I crashed the tourism conference at the DECC the other day. Ya, I walked right in to the Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference like I belonged there. Hundreds in the hospitality and tourism industry a...
2/6/14 at 1:27 PM Prime time for cheaper gas 1/28/14 at 6:54 PM
The commuter advantage 10/16/13 at 11:49 AM
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
This is from a few years ago, but still relevant. Some signs your upcoming dinner party is for sure going to go bad: Ricky decides to try cooking "Moroccan". Not sure what Moroccan food is, but pret...
2/2/14 at 8:31 AM The same, only . . . 3/1/13 at 6:07 PM
It was bound to happen . . . 1/13/13 at 8:08 AM
An Adventure Up the Pacific Coast Highway
The next portion of our trip to California (see A Quick Day in the City by the Bay to read about our day in San Fran!)was making our way up the California/Oregon Pacific Coast Highway. We were ready ...
12/12/13 at 9:22 AM A Quick Day in The City by the Bay 12/2/13 at 12:10 PM
Jamaica - One Love 9/12/13 at 12:01 PM
Searching for fall
Ive previously voiced my despair regarding falls arrival only because it means that winter will soon be on its heels. (In fact, you didnt have to venture too far west last weekend to get a BIG taste o...
10/10/13 at 11:20 AM Fleeting summer —that hasn’t started yet 6/19/13 at 5:46 PM
The sidewalk incident 6/6/13 at 11:36 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
Pride Gets in the Way
This week I am on a road trip. One of the benefits of home assignment as a missionary is getting to travel, a lot. I am on my way to visit three of my supporting churches. For this round of visits I ...
6/20/13 at 7:40 AM Split Personality 5/30/13 at 5:23 AM
A Library Find: “The Disappearing Spoon” 3/8/13 at 7:25 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
Tutorial: Toddler's Travel Toy
My toddler is obsessed with buckles. At some stores, he is the easiest kid to take shopping because he will just sit forEVER, happily playing with the buckle on the cart. Click, unclick, click, unclic...
11/19/12 at 1:02 PM I Love Friday...and Vacations! 5/25/12 at 9:45 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
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