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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 17: Light

52 Project, Week 17: Light I knew exactly what I wanted to do for the light photography project.  I have seen beautiful images that others have taken of sparklers and I wanted to create an image of my own. Ever…
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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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