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Retired full time RV living

Turtle River State Park North Dakota

Turtle River State Park is a hardwood forest with the Turtle river running through it. Lots of trails through the woods and a great campground. Just 14 miles west of Grand Forks and a couple miles from Grand Forks Air … Continue reading

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Bemidji

Downtown Bemidji is an interesting place. Paul Bunyon and his blue ox, Babe take a prominent spot in the city park on the waterfront. We found there is a lot of artwork scattered across the town similar to what Racine … Continue reading

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Scout Meets Lake Superior at Split Rock and Gooseberry Falls State Parks

Monday morning we packed up and drove to Split Rock State Park to see the lighthouse and neighboring Gooseberry Falls. From Bemidji it was a 3 and a half hour drive down US2 in cloudy misty weather which didn’t bode … Continue reading

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Itasca State Park

We haveĀ  migrated to Bemidji, MN. Kinda a spur of the moment decision with the idea to escape the heat and keep retreating from Covid. Covid is making for an ever changing environment depending on where you are located. There … Continue reading

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2020 Heber Overgaard Breakout

On the spur of the moment or in reality an attempt to escape the 110 degree heat, Peg and I decided to head north. In the day of Covid 19 it took several calls to find a campground accepting reservations; … Continue reading

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Upgrades and What Not

Upgrading the winter campsite has been an ongoing event that began in October with all the major components in place in late May. The plan started out with a reasonably short list of things to do that make life more … Continue reading

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The Hundreds

Hey, look. It’s sunny and 100 in the desert. The air conditioner kicked on at 8am sharp and will run until 10 pm tonight for sure. These temps are a bit excessive for this time of year and Sunday we … Continue reading

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What it’s Monday?

Scout’s surgery went well and he is on the long road to recovery. Peg and I picked him up at 10 am Saturday. Honestly, we have spent the weekend getting used to the new routine of medication, cold packs and … Continue reading

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April 15, 2020

Today, besides being the original income tax filing day, was the day our Alaska trip was to have started. Like so many Americans all our plans have been changed by Covid-19. As noted earlier, reservations were cancelled in late March … Continue reading

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Alaska 2020 Coronavirus and Scout

Life is constant change. We all know this in our heart even though sometimes we cling to the past or refuse to accept what is placed squarely in our view. The last year has been filled with life’s changes for … Continue reading

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