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The Art of Cuba

April 20, 2019

Cuba-Forbidden, compelling and utterly unique.  I’ve always had a fascination with places that are slightly more difficult to get to, they’re usually so much more interesting.  In a world that’s becoming ever more homogenous, Cuba is as different as any place you’ll find. I’ve wanted to go to this elusive island nation for as long…

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Welcome To TheThe Mall Of America

June 22, 2011

Did you know that The Mall of America could hold 7 Yankee Stadiums, 32 Boeing 747’s or 24,336 school buses? More than 1,000,000 people visit it annually, that’s more than Disney World, Graceland and the Grand Canyon combined! It’s the most popular attraction in Minnesota and by some accounts the third most popular tourist destination…

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Postcards From The Middle-My Favorite Photos And Factoids Of The Past Week

June 20, 2011

Each and every one of these places is worthy of its own blog post but it’s been such an amazingly packed week I thought I’d condense them into one post keeping it short and sweet with lots of photos.  It was such a fantastic week of sightseeing!  The Upper Peninsula continued to be incredible!  Copper…

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Da Yoopers Tourist Trap

June 16, 2011

Before I tell you about Da Yoopers Tourist Trap or Da Yoopers Musical Comedy Show I should probably explain what a “Yooper” is.  A Yooper is a person who lives in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  They have the reputation of being a little bit red-necky. They like to shoot stuff and drink beer. Not…

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Photos From Michigan’s Magnificent Upper Peninsula

June 14, 2011

I think people in The Middle have been hiding this place from the rest of us on the coasts and I can’t say I blame them! They’re probably thinking “New York you have Broadway and all that culture, Los Angeles you have glamour and more than your fair share sunshine we’re keeping this gem all…

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The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald (Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum)

June 11, 2011

“The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down of the big lake they call Gitche Gumee. The lake it is said never gives up her dead when the skies of November turn gloomy” This video tribute is AMAZING !! Of course you can guess what the soundtrack is. I remember loving this haunting ballad…

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Sault Ste.Marie, The Agawa Canyon Train Tour and The Soo locks

June 9, 2011

A week or so ago I didn’t know any of these places existed!  Sault Ste. Marie is just north of the Michigan border in Ontario, Canada. As a matter of fact, it’s connected to Sault Ste. Marie Michigan, it’s sister city by the three mile long International Bridge.  Sault Ste. Marie (pronounced Soo Saint Marie) is…

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Difenbunker and the Dionne Quints

June 3, 2011

No it’s not a new musical group! You’re probably wondering what the Difenbunker and Dionne Quints are and of all the things I’m seeing on the trip why write a blog post about them? Well the first, is Canada’s Cold War Museum and the second are Canada’s and probably the world’s most famous quintuplets.  What…

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Montreal Madness!

June 1, 2011

Well this was certainly the most dramatic destination so far for a number of reasons. I’m going to start out by saying Montreal is a little like Vegas in terms of “What happens in Montreal, stays in Montreal! Not all of it of course. I’m starting to think that I might need a password protected…

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Lance Mackey- Iditarod Start 2013

May 25, 2011
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