Monthly Archives: August 2012

Twin Cities Family: More Than $5 Week/Weekend Highlights September 2-September 9, 2012

Week of September 2-September 9, 2012 I dedicate this entire week to the Dolphins at the Minnesota Zoo.  It’s their final week and to celebrate their life at the zoo, they are having a special event all week called the … Continue reading

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Free, $5 or Less, and More than $5 Labor Day Weekend Activities August 31-September 3

This is a work in Progress. I will be updating frequently as I learn about more opportunities!Free (Throughout Weekend) Como Zoo and Conservatory Events Como Town (fee for rides) Summer Flower Show Bear Program Sparky The Sea Lion Show The … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rx Factor

This is a sponsored post but all opinions are 100% mine. A government thriller about the evil side of pharmaceutical companies, The Rx Factor is a good read.  It was written by J. Thomas Shaw, and filled with researched information; … Continue reading

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What to do in the Mountains of New York

Honestly, I don’t know if we were in what you would consider the Appalachian mountains, but I can tell you this.  We were on a mountain called Bare Mountain and it was gorgeous.  So even if we weren’t in the … Continue reading

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Experiencing the Maid of the Mist In Niagara Falls, NY

The highlight of our summer was our vacation to New York.  Not only did we get to connect with family at our reunion, but we were able to explore the United States.  I wish I could choose one spot to … Continue reading

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Apple Orchard Mania

It’s about that time again in Minnesota to start frequenting the Apple Orchards.This fall, I will be visiting some of them and reviewing them for your pleasure. There is no way I can make it to every single one in the … Continue reading

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Como-Harriet Streetcar Line

All summer long, I have wanted to take the kids on the Trolley that is by Lake Harriet.  Well, it was the last week of summer and I still hadn’t gotten to it.  So one cloudy day, we decided it … Continue reading

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Format Change

I am going to do it.  I am going to take the plunge.  I am creating a new format for A Traveling Thought.  While I am still planning on creating lists of things happening around the Twin Cities, I am … Continue reading

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Her Education Journey Has Begun.

Today, we met Princess Pea’s teacher.I’m a bit concerned.Not with her teacher personally.  She is a very sweet, nice young lady.I like her a lot.However, I am concerned because Princess Pea exceeds her expectations.I told her that Princess Pea could … Continue reading

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Book Review: Quest For Light, Adventure of the Magi

This post is sponsored, but all opinions are 100% mine.  I promise. I just finished reading Quest for Light, Adventure of the Magi written by Byron Anderson.  Let me tell you a little bit about this book. It’s the story … Continue reading

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