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Custer State Park

We traveled to Custer State Park along the Iron Mountain Road. This road is bonkers! There are wooden pigtail bridges, where you curly-cue your way up the mountain, several switchbacks, and a few one lane tunnels, which are carved out of the stone to perfectly frame a distant view of Mount Rushmore. 129 more words

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Help Us Raise the Roof! 

When I first met Nate 14 years ago, he told me he grew up on a farm. But being a suburban gal, I had no idea what that meant. 486 more words


Gardens and Fjørds

I wake up in pain, obviously. These are the repercussions of not being prepared and I accept full responsibility. Live and learn, I say. Dad gets up to buy some groceries around 10:30 and finds the store is closed. 918 more words


Carretera Austral - North of Coyhaique to Queulat

To begin the next section of our adventure we head back southwards to one of the main access points of the famed Carretera Austral, namely Coyhaique (sounds a bit like Coy-aye-kay). 1,047 more words

Chuckanut Drive

On a Sunny weekend in June, we hopped out for a long drive on Chuckanut drive. It is one of the beautiful scenic drives in Washington state and is 19 miles long.  393 more words


The Land of Enchantment with a Teenager

Our baby girl turned 13 years old today. I feel old.

Day 8, June 4, 2016: Roswell, NM to Albuquerque, NM – 183 miles

We were all exhausted from the long day we had the day before so we slept in a little bit.   399 more words