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A Private Viewing of Mount Rushmore

As Ailsa (of Where’s My Backpack?), correctly observes in her photo challenge this week, somehow snow makes everything look Clean. Even the smallest sprinkling can bring a brightness and freshness. And, to a certain extent, the same can be said … Continue reading

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Winter One-derland

Another week, another tenuous combination of travel themed photo challenges. Ailsa’s Where’s My Backpack? theme this week is ‘Winter‘, whereas the Daily Post’s word is ‘One‘. Here’s what I came up with…. And please don’t forget to follow me on … Continue reading

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Shoulder Season Serenity

Last week’s blog was mostly about a trip we made a few years back to (among other places) South Dakota in the middle of the off-season. We were lucky on that occasion, since the weather really cooperated, although we’d have … Continue reading

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Off-Season Travels

“South Dakota? In February? Seriously?” I lost count of how many times I heard something along those lines when we decided to head west in February 2009.  Yet it’s precisely that way of thinking that made it the perfect time … Continue reading

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