Monthly Archives: June 2009

Phase 4: Back to the Cities

On our way back to the cities, we stopped at the Minneapolis sculpture gardens to walk around, and so Gracie could see the spoon bridge – she did a report on Minnesota and featured the bridge.  We hit the Scandinavian … Continue reading

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Phase 3: Hutchinson

We drove a little south to experience Hutchinson, with my cousin Jennie.  We started the drive on a country road, and stopped along the way at a strawberry farm and bought fresh picked strawberries.  They are so juicy straight out … Continue reading

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Phase 2: The Lake Experience

We spent a few days on this vacation with my Aunt and Uncle at their lovely home on the lake.  We haven’t been lake people much, seeing as there aren’t really any lakes too close to us at home.  We … Continue reading

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Phase 1: Lars and Amy

The original purpose for our vacation trip was to attend the wedding of Lars and Amy.  The wedding was in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, and it was lovely.We ate dinner Friday night at a lovely little local restaurant, Shady Grove, or Chez … Continue reading

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Who Cares about Week 4

We skipped over the last week, and launched ourselves on vacation this week.  It has been fantastic.  And it is too much to put in one single post, so I will have to spread it over the next couple posts. … Continue reading

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What’s so Great About Week 3?

This week was week 3 of summer. The week part? pretty weak.  Just more super fun summer camp, hanging out at home and library time.  The week end part? AWESOME.The girls spent last night at the Zoo.  Not in an … Continue reading

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Someone’s Father’s Opus

Today, after way too many months of staring at dusty boxes of slides from Phil’s father’s life’s work, unexpectedly, Phil and I dug in.  In total, I think it is safe to say that between previous days and to day, … Continue reading

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