Monthly Archives: August 2011

Lewiston to Portland (Day 8)

The last day of travel. We awoke quite early, loaded the car and truck up, and were at a waffle place just after it opened at 6:30. On the road by 7:30 for the last leg of the journey. Drove … Continue reading

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Bozeman to Lewiston (Day 7)

A day of passes and divides marking boundaries. As we left Bozeman, we discovered that the walkie talkie batteries were giving out. They had lasted five full days, which I think is mighty good. From Bozeman, we drove 200 miles … Continue reading

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Bismarck to Bozeman (Day 6)

A long day of driving, some 557 miles. But all the more time to take in and marvel at the beauty of the landscape! We started out from Bismarck after a couple of significant overnight thunderstorms dropped a lot of … Continue reading

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Day of Rest and Minneapolis to Bismarck (Days 4 and 5)

Sunday was a lovely day of rest in Minneapolis. Nice breakfast with Mike’s eggs and sticky buns from the nearby Isles Bun Co. which were big, hot, and yummy! Coffee and the Sunday Times followed by various supply excursions — farmers’ market … Continue reading

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Pack and Load (Prelude to Travel)

For the last month, after we returned from a successful house-hunting trip to Portland, OR, we’ve been engaged in intense sorting, divesting, packing, and preparation for the big move. The work of packing was joyfully interrupted by weekend visits from … Continue reading

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Carlisle to Cleveland (Day 1)

So I’m backtracking here to catch up on the beginning of our trip… After a busy morning on Thursday (most of our stuff left in a moving van on Wednesday), cleaning the house, excavating the refrigerator, and packing up what … Continue reading

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Madison to Minneapolis (Day 3)

After a good rest at Red Roof Inn in Madison, we headed out for breakfast and found a nearby Panera. Nice to have good, strong coffee at a socially conscious place. No sooner got into the restaurant than the sky … Continue reading

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