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Light and Hope versus Darkness and Despair
From theStart Your Week with Steve newsletterof Steve Henderson Fine Art: Steve Says: "In art school, we were repeatedly told to find our own style and paint it, which sounds like great advice if ...
5/6/13 at 5:53 PM Learning Spanish by Studying Greek 3/25/13 at 5:15 PM
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
A Library Find: “The Disappearing Spoon”
Those who follow this blog (thank you for sticking it out, by the way) know that I travel often for my job and love to listen to books on CD to keep me company. An 11 disc book is just about the right...
3/8/13 at 8:25 AM Life in “Standby” Mode? 3/1/13 at 7:35 AM
She Cooked on Vacation 8/11/12 at 8:00 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...
3/1/13 at 7:07 PM It was bound to happen . . . 1/13/13 at 9:08 AM
Tickets for two? 10/31/12 at 9:50 AM
España Te Espera!
I recently returned from my first trip to Europe... I was a little nervous, not knowing what to expect, but it turned out to be a great experience that I will never forget! We landed in Lisbon, Portug...
1/18/13 at 12:08 PM An Epic Trip! 11/1/12 at 9:33 AM
A Costa Rican Paradise! 8/22/12 at 8:52 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
Travel Tips That Can Save You Money This Holiday Season
Written by Barb Miller, Certified Financial Counselor and Bankruptcy Specialist with LSS Financial Counseling The holiday weekend is here and it seems impossible to get through the weekend without tr...
12/21/12 at 10:13 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 2:02 PM I Love Friday...and Vacations! 5/25/12 at 10:45 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 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
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
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 3:06 PM Areavoices Digest #77 - I love this idea for a family summer vacation! 6/6/12 at 3:26 PM
Areavoices Digest #75 - What's life really like in the Oil Patch? 5/9/12 at 10:29 AM
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
On Afro-Peruvian music and the resilience of the human spirit
Alright, so I'll grant that the complete moral hypocrisy of slavery was settled long ago, but in colonial-era Peru it was taken to particularly brazen heights. Cotton barons who apparently had no qua...
5/31/12 at 4:36 PM Peru's Split Personality Disorder 4/12/12 at 3:53 PM
Open Letter to Jimmy John's 3/21/12 at 2:29 PM