A Weekend in Winnipeg

I drove to Winnipeg from where I live, it took about 5 hours. The highway was flooded over then, so I took the detour and ended up on this dirt road. It was actually alright, and I would much rather avoid flooding out my engine and take a few minutes longer to get there. And … Continue reading A Weekend in Winnipeg

Spring/Summer Trip Planning

This is so thrilling, I am properly making plans for several small trips for May, June, and July and I am so excited. Pre-pandemic and pre-Sioux Lookout they probably wouldn't have been high on my list, but without any travel since January 2020, just going somewhere I don't live nor my parents live is thrilling. … Continue reading Spring/Summer Trip Planning

What a Southerner Needs in a Northern Winter

I see posts in Facebook groups asking what they should buy to survive their first northern winter all the time and honestly, I wish I had had a guide when we moved to Canada (although blogs weren't even a thing then, so a magazine article I guess?), so here is what you need when you … Continue reading What a Southerner Needs in a Northern Winter

Planning for Delta Variant Autumn

So I was going to write this post on the places I would like to visit in Minnesota now that I live quite close to the International Falls/Fort Frances border crossing and supposedly the US border is opening on August 21, but it doesn't really look like that's going to be wise. So let's talk … Continue reading Planning for Delta Variant Autumn