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8 Tips to Survive Camping With Severe Allergies

8 Tips to Survive Camping With Severe Allergies Camping with allergies can be difficult, but it’s not impossible!  Like most things with severe allergies, camping takes a lot of planning and preparing.  Adding in allergy planning takes just a step further…
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We Went 2,341 Feet Underground!

We Went 2,341 Feet Underground! Camping, Day 5 The Soudan Mine Since it was another rainy day, we decided to head out to see The Soudan Mine.  I didn’t know what to expect, but it sounded interesting.  I had never…
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Our 4 Year Old Caught The Most Fish!

Our 4 Year Old Caught The Most Fish! Camping Day 4 The morning started out with a panic attack.  Looking back, I can’t remember what caused it.  Maybe it was sleeping on a small, uncomfortable air mattress for half the…
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Checking Out Ely, Minnesota

Checking Out Ely, Minnesota 3rd Day of Camping I woke up to the sun making glowing shadows on the roof of our tent as it passed through the leaves on the trees.  Already I could feel the sun warming the…
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We Locked Our Keys In The Van

We Locked Our Keys In The Van Camping, Day 2 After a night of heavy rain, everything outside the tent was wet.  Thankfully, we were nice and dry inside!  I woke up and got out of bed before everyone else…
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Bear Head Lake State Park

Bear Head Lake State Park Camping, Day 1 Around 1 pm on Sunday, we drove up to Bear Head Lake State Park.  The van was packed to the brim, and we were set for a fun week of camping.  Never having been…
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If At First, You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again

5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 5, Day 1 Schaar’s Bluff After getting sick, we missed week 5 of our workout challenge.  Rather than give up, I thought it would be best to try again.  I’m using the old proverb, “If…
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52 Project, Week 18: Spring Trees

52 Project, Week 18: Spring Trees The spring trees challenge was a lot of fun to photograph.  After choosing to photograph the same spot of trees for the winter, spring, summer and autumn challenge, I already knew where one of…
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52 Project, Week 16: Multiple

52 Project, Week 16: Multiple This multiple image has been something I have wanted to try for a long time.  Creating a double exposure effect of a person and trees has always held a strange appeal for me.  I’ve seen…
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The Great American Farm Tour Minnesota Meetup

The Great American Farm Tour Minnesota Meetup   Twas the day of the farm tour and all through the house, Every creature was stirring, yes, even the mouse. The children were loaded in the van with great care, In the…
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