Tag Archive: hiking

Getting Lost on Norberg Trail

Getting Lost on Norberg Trail Camping, Day 6 When I was researching the area for things to do, I saw Norberg Trail as one of the highlights.  It looked breathtakingly beautiful.  With the rain and our busy schedule, we didn’t…
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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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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 21: Simplicity

52 Project, Week 21: Simplicity When I think of the word “simplicity” I think of nature.  Nature is an incredibly complex system, but being outside, in the woods, is where I feel peace and quiet.  When I am outside, surrounded…
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A Park With Beautiful Rolling Hills and River Views

A Park With Beautiful Rolling Hills and River Views 5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 4, Day 4 Afton State Park It was early on Saturday morning when Nate playfully tried to wake me up.  He told me he’d already gotten…
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Historic Fort Snelling

5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 4, Day 2 Fort Snelling Today we visited Fort Snelling.  My parents, my sisters Shannon and Liz and Liz’s boyfriend Jimmy had a lot of fun!  We’ve been here many times and every time I find…
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4 Year Old Adventure

4 Year Old Adventure 5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 3, Day 4 The big kids went to the drive in with Grandma and Grandpa, so Princess and I decided to go on an adventure.  We went on a walk downtown…
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The Only Covered Bridge In Minnesota!

5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 3, Day 3 2nd Convention Day, Covered Bridge Park The second day of the “Don’t Give Up!” convention was great!  I felt bad for the people next to us because the kids had to get…
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Enjoying A Lovely Day In Rochester

5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 3, Day 2 1st Convention Day, Rochester MN Today was the first day of the “Don’t Give Up!” convention.  We really enjoyed it!  We left right before lunchtime.  Every time I’ve tried to stay for…
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