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Posted in Other Stuff Personal

All personal actions matter

Anyone who has spent time with my sister, Bonnie will notice a few things that set her apart from average. You may find her wiping…

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Posted in Other Stuff Personal

Increased camping inspires film and toy industries

There has been a ​62% increase in household ownership of recreational vehicles in the United States since 2011.* Last year’s final tallies expected to show…

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Posted in Traveling Tips

Simple items to make your trip spectacular

Many RVers think of all the camping gear, and personal items, but may forget some of the simple items and preparations to have in the…

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Posted in Iowa Meandering Personal To the East

Summer 2021 to the East

My heart is full! Took my ‘08 Winnebago View, affectionately known as BESSie, more than 2,500 miles through Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia,…

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Posted in Meandering To the West

The cross at Groom, Texas

At the cross at the cross where I first saw the light And the burden of my heart rolled away It was there by faith…

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Posted in Meandering South Dakota

Giants of the fields and more – near Andover, SD

Puffy white clouds over seas of almost neon green rolling landscapes are a treat but there is so much more to see on the back…

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Posted in Meandering Minnesota

Wagon train funds Special Olympics – Walters, MN

Sometimes you don’t have to travel far to find delightful adventure. Sometimes what looks like just an adventure is so much more. By chance, I…

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Covered bridge at Zumbrota, MN
Posted in Meandering Minnesota

One covered bridge survives – Zumbrota, MN

Barn red is a striking contrast to the lush green Minnesota landscape. Creaking sounds beneath my feet releases the distinct thud that echos from wooden…

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Julie Marschalk in front of sign pointing to location of You Betcha Cafe in Alden, MN
Posted in Meandering Minnesota

You Betcha it’s great food – Alden, MN

SADLY THIS ESTABLISHMENT IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED. It was evident that the morning had just improved! Several locals who occupied a table just inside the door…

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Posted in Meandering North Dakota

Enjoy the ride! Cowboy Hall of Fame – Medora, ND

Cowboy up and pause for a moment to notice the bronze sculptures outside and the building entrance. They will give you just a hint of…

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