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Or…totality awesome! Monday, August 21, 2017 We had been told yesterday that the park might be open by 4:30 am, so we set our alarm for 2am, which comes mighty early. I tried, unsuccessfully, to console myself with the thought … Continue reading

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Chasing the Eclipse

Or…5 very long days. How do you pack for a trip like this? Our checklist included things like: – Eclipse glasses (legitimate ones purchased several years ago) – Hiking shoes – Floppy sun hats – Sun screen – Rain coats … Continue reading

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Road Trippin’ Vd: Lowell Observatory

Before I return to relating the story of our 2012 road trip to Arizona, I want to let all of you know that Minnesota ranks #5 in WalletHub’s Analysis of 2016’s Best & Worst States for Summer Road Trips. That’s … Continue reading

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