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Posts Tagged With: Minnesota

Island Living

Last week, we enjoyed a big dose of Island life – not tropical, but wilderness. Being effectively cut off from all communication with the outside world for a week was a refreshing change. Adapting our daily routines to fit the scene – no electricity, limited fresh water – was a fun challenge. This vacation was … Continue reading »

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On The Road With Lewis And Clark – 0; Mice – 3

It’s been a long, cold and wet spring in Minnesota, not exactly conducive to camping OR family road trips.  But that doesn’t mean we’ve been sitting idle!  Some of you may know that last summer we wrote a book called Investing in Your 401k Kid: From Zero to Little Financial Genius in Five Easy Steps. … Continue reading »

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Minnesota is NOT a Flyover State

In looking at the maps of other traveling families, I’ve noticed something disturbing. It seems that there is a dead zone for travel right where we live. Why is no one traveling to Minnesota? I’ve even seen maps where families go from South Dakota south to Iowa and over to Wisconsin. What is going on? … Continue reading »

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Summers in the BWCA

Although the idea to take six weeks off was a novelty to us, the idea of taking road trips was not. Although not opposed to airline travel, Bret and I have always loved being able to travel by car. There is something intriguing to us about getting off the beaten track. Seeing and doing things that others may never do. Continue reading »

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