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State Fair Highlights from Minneapolis Minnesota 2017

Hi All, I attended the Minnesota State Fair 2 days this year. It was fun adventure with large crowds, good food and interesting sites. Do you have any Fairs by your neighborhood? Do you find festivals to attend near you? Feel free to share pictures in the comments.

Walking Highlights September, 2017

Hi All, Fall is beginning in Minneapolis Minnesota. Here’s some pictures from yesterday’s walk. The blue in the sky is changing as the Earth shifts away from the Sun in my part of the globe. What changes have you been noticing in the neighborhoods around your homes?

Monarch Butterflies & Bees in Minnesota August and September, 2017

A summer full of Monarch Butterflies planting flowers that help pollinators is the secret and a team effort. Thanks to Twin Cities and surrounding area for being committed to helping butterflies and bees thrive once again.

Fort Snelling State Park August 1st, 2017 Walk Pictures

Hi All,I enjoy Fort Snelling State Park walking paths. Today I went on the trail where the planes fly over – so close you could almost reach out and touch them.The airport commission restored the wetlands so its only fair that the aircraft are a big part of the Fort Snelling Hiking experience. The habitat … Continue reading

My Summer Garden From Spring to Summer, 2017

Hi All, I enjoy planting seeds in the Spring to see a promise unfold all summer long.  I didn’t realize how doable gardens could be until I found an inspiring post from Nora Roberts Long Weekend Blog Post.  I hope you get a chance to explore http://fallintothestory.com there’s interesting travel, gardening, and writing tips to ferret out and … Continue reading

Friends I Met on my Trip to Maryland, July 21 – 24th, 2017.

Hi All, I’m thankful for the friends I met on my travels to South Mountain State Park, Antietam Battlefield, Turn The Page Bookstore, Robins Nest, Dan’s Resturaunt and Tap House, Vista, Sherry’s Beauty Shop, and Old Homestead.  All these places had lovely people to meet and exchange some ideas from the weather, what’s beautiful to … Continue reading

South Mountain Hike on July 23rd, 2017 Vacation Trip

Hi All, I enjoy the 3,000 + steps up to the Maryland Washington Monument.  This year I had my Apple Watch along so I know how far it is from the base of the mountain up to the top of the Washington Mounment – about 20 stone steps that spiral up from the base in … Continue reading

Antietam In Sharpsburg, Maryland Reverent Moments to Share

Hi All, Last Sunday, July 23, 2017, I had the honor to walk where soldiers fought the most bloody battle of the Civil War.  In just one day on September 17th, 1862, 23,000 Americans lost their lives.  All Americans fighting for their country for different ideals that by the end of the day neither side … Continue reading

Boonsboro Maryland Neighborhood Pictures from July 21 – 23, 2017 Vacation Trip

Hi All, Last weekend I traveled to see my favorite author, Nora Roberts in Boonsboro, Maryland.  Here are some pictures from the neighborhoods around her husband’s bookstore in Boonsboro.  The yards are beautifully maintained with flowering trees and bushes.  A lovely place to spend time visiting historic landmarks with Civil War sites within a few … Continue reading

July 15, 2017 Winona Trip

Hi All, If you get a chance to drive on Highway 61 to Winona be sure to go with plenty of time to look for spots to see all the activity on the great Mississippi River. ¬†Here’s some highlights from the trip my friend and I took to see my niece. ¬† Enjoy.