Category Archives: Vacation

What we did last week.

We spent the week at Sherwood Point in Door County, Wisconsin. If you are from the Midwest you probably know of Door County as a tourist destination, full of wineries and apple orchards and art galleries and more lighthouses per … Continue reading

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What we did on our autumn vacation.

We made our annual pilgrimage to the Lake Superior North Shore last week to celebrate our 47th anniversary. (Thanks for all your good wishes on Sunday’s post!) Following are moments preserved in photographs.

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Being fully vaccinated = whee! A vacation!

Back on March 23 I got my second coronavirus shot. Smokey had gotten his second shot a week or two before. Once I was fully vaccinated — as in, the evening of March 23 — he hopped on his computer … Continue reading

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Elder Son goes to Iceland.

Elder Son and GF are going to Iceland for a two-week vacation. He has kept us in the loop as he made the arrangements over the past few months. “We ended up getting a 4-wheel drive, automatic transmission, compact SUV.  … Continue reading

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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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