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Gramp Camp

Thursday September 13, 2012
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Gramp Camp

I’m still trying to catch up on cataloging the summer fun.  One of the fun things we did was spend a long weekend with Grandma & Grandpa down in the country (southwestern VA). The kids had a blast, as usual.   The fun included things like:  riding in the golf karts, feeding the cows and...

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Glamping with Grandad at Bethpage Camp Resort

Wednesday August 22, 2012
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Glamping with Grandad at Bethpage Camp Resort

Glamping aka “glamorous camping” We take the kids camping every summer.  Typically for us this means a tent, an air mattress and access to a bathhouse.   This year, our camping trip got a major upgrade when we joined Grandad for a weekend of “camping” in his RV.  While I can’t quite consider this climate-controlled,...

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Spring Break Round-Up

Saturday April 14, 2012
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Spring Break Round-Up

We are a week past Spring Break, but I wanted to post and record all the fun we had before I forget.  I didn’t manage to plan a menu for the week, but I did come up with a menu of fun to keep us busy and out of the house. I hope to...

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Life’s A Beach

Tuesday January 10, 2012
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Life’s A Beach

We had a great mini-vacay over the New Years Weekend with a trip down to the Outer Banks. We went with some friends and had a great time hanging out, enjoying unseasonably warm weather and ringing in the new year.  Here’s a few photo highlights. Sunset at the beach Running at the beach Enjoying...

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Our Montana Vacation … all good things must come to an end (Part 6)

Wednesday August 17, 2011
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Our Montana Vacation … all good things must come to an end (Part 6)

Alas, good times don’t last forever and our vacation time was winding down.   However, we had one last hurrah lined up.   The Dunhams do an annual three day camping trip with friends at what they call “Hobo Point”.  Since it overlapped with the end of our vacation, we got to tag along. It was...

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Our Montana Vacation … Where the Buffalo Roam (Part 5)

Tuesday August 16, 2011
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Our Montana Vacation … Where the Buffalo Roam (Part 5)

The main reason we traveled to Montana was to visit family — Mike’s sister Karen, her husband Brad, and their five kids.   And the reason they live in Montana is to raise bison.   They moved to Montana about four years ago and now work with a ranch to raise bison for food — their...

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Our Montana Vacation … Where the Water is COLD (Part 4)

Monday August 15, 2011
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Our Montana Vacation … Where the Water is COLD (Part 4)

The cousins live by Flathead Lake and the lake is a huge attraction in terms of fun things to do.   A lot of the recreational fun revolves around lake/water activities. Volunteer Park We made a couple of visits to  Volunteer Park, which is a beautiful waterfront park on the lake with free swimming.  The...

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Our Montana Vacation … Alpine Slides and Buckin Bulls (Part 3)

Sunday August 14, 2011
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Our Montana Vacation … Alpine Slides and Buckin Bulls (Part 3)

One of the things on my “must do while in Montana” list was go to a rodeo.   I don’t think my sister-in-law, Karen, thinks of rodeos as a “Montana Must”, but I figured, it wasn’t something we could do in the east, so I wanted to take one in. After scoping things out, I...

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Our Montana Vacation … Glacier National Park (Part 2)

Saturday August 13, 2011
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Our Montana Vacation … Glacier National Park (Part 2)

So, if you’re visiting western Montana, sitting at the top of the “must do list” is explore Glacier National Park. The park is HUGE, has miles and miles of trails for hiking, and the views are breathtaking.   The NPS website has a neat map that shows all the roads and trails in the park....

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Our Montana Vacation … Where to Begin? (Part 1)

Friday August 12, 2011
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Our Montana Vacation … Where to Begin? (Part 1)

We had such a great time on vacation I hardly know where to begin.  I’ve got tons of photos and experiences to share, so I’m breaking up the trip details into multiple posts.   Be prepared for photo overload! It truly was the trip of a lifetime and we were so lucky blessed to be...

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