• Photo of Minnehaha Falls at a slow shutter speed so the water looks like one solid stream. Sunlight is hitting the trees which frames the photo.
    Travel Blogger,  Traveling

    Summer Road Trip – Minnehaha Falls

    Summer road trip – Minnehaha Falls Before we explore Minnehaha Falls, I must apologize.  Well technically I don’t have to; however, considering I did not send out my blog post yesterday I probably should.  As my pre-planning skills are still a little behind since chemo infused my brain with all the “forget everything before you remember them” cells, I am currently writing this while sitting in a hotel in our lovely capital of the USA.  Yesterday was our travel day, and as we were traveling with Harley the service dog for the first time, life was a little chaotic.  Being service trained in a small rural town is wayyyy different…

  • Breast Cancer,  Life After Cancer,  Traveling,  Uncategorized

    Hope Does Float

    Life has been chaotic and stressful around our house the last week or so.  As my husband is self-employed, transitioning from the winter, when work is not quite as abundant, to spring, when everybody wants to start their home improvement projects, can be exhausting (very similar to the weather in Minnesota – you know… if you don’t like the weather, or you don’t think you’ll be busy, wait five minutes and it’ll change). Add on to that somebody drove over our small trailer (yes, you read that right), and the riding lawn mower decided now that we need to use it, it’s not going to work.  Of course, it could…

  • Breast Cancer,  Photography,  Traveling

    Stopping at the Train Depot in Staples, Minnesota

    Have you ever driven by a building, a landmark such as a train depot, in your home town, or town close by, and wondered what it would look like inside?  Despite knowing it is historical and probably full of interesting details and history, somehow you never have the time to stop the car and get out and explore. I used to do that quite often.  See something that would catch my interest, but my mind would convince me that I just did not have the time.  I stopped listening these past few months and I cannot believe how happy I am that I did. This past weekend, Rodney, Shelby and…