Planning a project, shopping for lumber and hardware, power equipment, and the smell of fresh-cut lumber. “Mmmmmm, I love the smell of fresh cut wood in the morning.” . . . “and coffee” . . . “and bacon". . . "and eggs.” I’m talkin’ quality “Me time.” A simple improvement to the travel trailer would… Continue reading Do You Like My Drawers?
We vacationed in Park Rapids, MN this past August. For the most part Big Pines Campground is right in the town of Park Rapids, but far enough from major streets allowing only sirens to infiltrate the night. At first I thought we were staying in a Bad Boy town, but the frequency of sirens was… Continue reading Park Rapids, MN 080417-081217
Great plan, good execution, with a side of bummer. The weather forecast was for temperatures in the 70’s and no rain. Deb and I took (2) PTO (paid time off) days from work and motored down to the Root River State Trail for the second time this year. It’s a great bike trail that is very accommodating… Continue reading Peterson, MN 101917-102117
What a woman! Friday’s I normally get off work at 5:30 and get home around 6:45. This Friday I had to stay late and arrived home at 7:15. Deb had already pulled the rig out of the barn, backed it up to the house, and loaded it with supplies so we could get in one… Continue reading Preston, MN 093017-100117
We stayed at site #58, it was the most remote site in campground. Deb's bike had a flat tire so we drove to Baxter and bought a replacement at Fleet Farm. Biked 14 miles on the Paul Bunyan trail. Sunday we kayaked Lake Sylvan for 2 hours. Very nice clear lake aprx 800 acres. Sunday… Continue reading Crow Wing State Park 091017-091217