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Camping With Max

​​We no longer have a travel trailer but, our grandson Maxwell remembers when we did. Since he was about three he has been asking if we can buy another one ​so we can take him camping. Buying another trailer isn’t an option right now but we did do the next best thing. Last week we rented […]

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This Is Spring?

​The calendar says it is mid April. The buds are on the trees and some flowers are poking up their heads. So, Georgia and I took a springtime road trip up to Wisconsin last week. The first day we were there was very nice and spring like but, the next two days we had snow, sleet […]

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7 RV Tips That Can Save Your Butt

​We all want our RV adventures to be safe and fun. Unfortunately, there ares some gotchas that can quickly spoil ​an otherwise great trip. Here are some tips to avoid a few of the more unpleasant ones. I posted this article a while ago but it went missing somehow. I hope you find it helpful.Avoid the […]

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Iced Over

​Two major snow storms, the polar vortex and now two nights of freezing rain putting a glaze of ice on everything. This has been a very wintry ​​three weeks! The trees, front steps, driveway, car and everything else ​were cased in ice. It was a challenge just walking out a few steps to spread ​salt.  ​I […]

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Cabin Fever? Not Yet!

​January has us sticking close to home most days. After a mild start to the month, ​the weather has turned against us.  Two heavy snow storms and a few more moderate snowfalls have given the snowblower the biggest workout it has had in years.​Now, the sky is clear but a polar vortex is keeping us […]

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Merry Christmas 2018

​Each year at ​Christmas I​ ​post a version of Silent Night. This year I have something a little different to share with you. Don’t worry though, Silent Night is in there​.  November 11, 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1. ​The story told in the video below happened near the start […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

​It’s that time of year again. The weather is getting colder, the leaves are almost gone and, at least ​in this area, the first snow has fallen. Winter ​has come and with it, the holiday season begins with Thanksgiving. So….Happy Thanksgiving 2018!

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Happy Halloween

   Happy Halloween   Happy Holloween   Happy Holloween

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Back to Pumpkin Fest

​We have taken Max to Pumpkin Fest a​t Country Bumpkin every year since he was one. So, of course we had to go again this year. We went on Sunday so his Mom and Dad could come up for the afternoon too. He always has a good time ​with the bounce houses, the hay maze, the […]

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