Finding my new home.

Tina and I closed on a new home yesterday are spending the week moving all of our stuff. If you want to stop by and see us, you may need a GPS or a guide dog.  I had to keep looking at the map to remember which dead end I was on.  Note: It’s Woodview Ct, not...

Exploring Vadnais Lake Trails

Entering east trails view south to lake cattail marsh incoming stream east road disappointing sign mature pines wetlands 4 Trumpeter Swans Back of new home Tina and I hiked 5 miles today, exploring some of the trails surrounding Vadnais Lake.  We also detoured thru...

18” of Snow in the Yard

Friday and Saturday, the Midwest experienced one hell of a Snow Storm.  Total amounts varied throughout the state, and our yard measured 18”. Sunday, brought out the sun and lots of neighbors helping each other dig out driveways.  It’s going to be a long winter….....

New road toy

Tina and I are off tomorrow for our first voyage in our new road toy.  We purchased a 2002 Rialta by Winnebago.  Sleeps 2, on board kitchen, toilet and shower.  Built on a VW chassis with a 6-cylinder motor.  Hopefully, it’s fairly efficient on the road (around...

TCAAP is open

The Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP) was listed in 2005 as one of the worst places on earth by SPROL.com.  Construction on Twin Cities AAP began in August 1941, and production started in February 1942. During WW II, the plant produced more than 4 billion...