Monthly Archives: August 2012

Another Day Another Province

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After leaving Moose Jaw we headed southwest to Montana to meet up with my brother and his family. We were in Alberta in no time. Our lunch stop was in Lethbridge, this is a surprisingly large city that was quite …

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Moose Jaw Saskatchewan

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For our American friends and family Moose Jaw, well Saskatchewan for that matter, sits north of the North Dakota, Montana border. I suppose only a few of our readers have ever visited Moose Jaw. There was however one famous Chicagoan …

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Adventures of Mousetracker

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This is a tale of the struggle for territorial rights of a 30ft motor home, man versus mice (very tricky mice) Note that Brian got a bit carried away with this – so only read if you have a while …

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Northern Lights and Birthday Eve

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The night before Jennifer becomes a teenager, we are pushing the drive to Moose Jaw to avoid driving on her birthday. A stop at McDonalds provides more opportunities than we expected. In addition to inexpensive ice cream cones and free …

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Happiness is 4 bars

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This trip involves more technology than I have ever experienced, while these tools can be very useful, they come with challenges and frustration. Some of our more useful tools are this blog, a great way to update friends and family …

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The Prairies are indeed flat

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Everyone we spoke to about our route to the west suggested that we go through the US and not Canada; the roads are better, there is more scenery and the gas is cheaper. But some in our party remained steadfast …

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Headwaters of the Mississippi

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Legend has it that those who step across the Mississippi at its source will live a long and happy life, and that great riches will come to whoever finds the mythical Cities of Gold along its banks. We haven’t found …

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On the road to Bemidji MN

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Our first campground was the KOA in Bemdji MN, a lovely place near the birth site of Paul Bunyan . Unfortunately, there was no Paul Bunyan restaurant like the one found in Minocqua Wisconsin. Regardless, this was meant to be …

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First Post for our travel Blog

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We arrived at our first stop – Grandma and Grandpa’s house in Northern Michigan. A couple of mice decided to hitch hike with us, but we think we ditched them at Grandpa’s. The girls had a great time playing with …

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