Navigating North Dakota

We began the approximately four and a half hour drive from International Falls to Fargo, North Dakota later than planned. When we finally arrived at our campground in Fargo, it was late afternoon. I was worried that there would be no space left for us. Luckily, the campground had plenty of room. The campground that we chose in Fargo was Lindenwood Campground. It is actually in a city park, but the area for campers is for paid campers only. It was right on the Red River as you entered into the city. Because it was at the edge of Fargo, …

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Meandering Through Minnesota

We were awoken to a thunderstorm at around 4 am on our first morning in Minnesota. We had already decided that because our camper has so much metal that we would retreat to our suv during any storm. So, we all stumbled out of bed into the wet darkness and took a seat in the car to wait out the storm. It only lasted about 30 minutes, and we felt it was safe to go inside. We curled back up for a few more hours. Because we had driven most of the day before, we had not had time to …

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The Journey Begins!

There’s always a last minute stressful rush to packing when our family goes on vacation. Well, at least for me. I HATE packing and ALWAYS wait until the absolute last minute. Then, I panic. Every. Single. Time. But this time was even harder. We had to make sure that we had everything that we would need until at least October, when we will be stopping back home for a few days. Thinking of every item, every outfit, every pair of shoes that you will need for three months is not the easiest thing to do. There is also the stress …

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Camper Renovation: We Did It!

Well, it’s been awhile since I have posted. We have been so busy with renovations and getting everything sorted for our trip. We also lost my father-in-law last week. He lost his fight with brain cancer. He put up such a brave fight and lasted longer than doctors said that he would. He is at peace now with no more suffering. I am so glad that our family got to spend time with him last summer in Scotland. We made so many memories that will last a lifetime. As for the camper, we decided to move it to a local …

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