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Freaky Family Fun – Days Twelve and Thirteen (Two Days, Four States)

Day 12 – Traveled 683 miles from Spearfish, South Dakota, to Missoula, Montana. The cemetery for the soldiers killed at Little Bighorn (the site of Custer’s Last Stand).  The tombstone with black writing is where Custer was originally buried before they … Continue reading

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Freaky Family Fun – Day Eleven (Corn, Flashing Lights, Presidents, and an Indian Chief)

Day Eleven – Traveled 415 miles from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to Spearfish, Montana, with lots of fun stops at famous places along the way. The Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota. Where you can get corny pictures and and … Continue reading

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Freaky Family Fun – Day Ten (A Lesson in Intolerance)

Day Ten – Traveled from Eagan, Minnesota, to our destination of Sioux Falls, South Dakota – 341 miles.  Our sight-seeing expedition for the day was Pipestone National Monument in Pipestone, Minnesota, in the southwest corner of the state. The first sign we saw … Continue reading

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Freaky Family Fun, Days Nine and Ten (On The Road Again)

The first half of our adventure was hot.  Very hot.  Triple digit heat hot.  I traveled by air from St. Louis to Portland, Oregon.  My sister and her two teenagers picked me up at the airport, and we traveled by … Continue reading

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Freaky Family Fun – Day Nine (A Trip to the Farmers’ Market)

One of my favorite things to do when I visit my sister and brother-in-law in Minnesota is to visit the St. Paul Farmers’ Market.  My family and I love to go to farmers’ markets. This has to be one of … Continue reading

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Freaky Family Fun, Day Eight (A Happy Birthday)

This is the day which prompted our Freaky Family Fun adventure. My brother-in-law’s birthday. Originally, we were all going to go to Oregon to visit my sister and her family who live in Eugene, but my brother-in-law is fighting Cancer … Continue reading

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Freaky Family Fun, Days Five Through Seven

Minnesota. Land of 10,000 Lakes (or 11,843 lakes to be precise). Home to Mall of America. And lederhosen. On Days Five and Six, DSH and my Oregonian brother-in-law met up with us. Day Seven – We decided that a quick … Continue reading

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