Monthly Archives: June 2012

Monday, June 25 – Red Lodge, Montana

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Mary Ann’s cousin, Charlene, arrived from Ohio for a visit on Thursday with a wish list of things to do. Yesterday, after significant discussion, we decided to drive to Red Lodge, Montana. The point was not to visit Red Lodge, …

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Sunday, June 24 – Geographical Diversity

Sunday we took a 2 hour drive into Cody, Wyoming. Cody is the nearest town to us, situated some 50 miles outside the east gate. The town has Walmart, Walgreens, McDonalds, Dairy Queen, Buffalo Bill cultural and historical center, and …

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Thursday June 21 – Cultural Diversity?

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Monday we decided to go hiking with Jim and Betty. We had to select our trail carefully because we’re both still trying to adjust to the altitude. We chose a trail that runs from the road just outside Fishing Bridge …

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Wednesday, June 20 – SNOW!

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We interrupt our regularly scheduled post to make the following announcement: SNOW!

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Tuesday, June 19 – Stone Age Communication

Sunday was Father’s Day. Happy belated “Day” to all you dads out there. I spoke with my lone remaining male elder (maternal grandfather) on Saturday due to his plans to be sitting in front of a slot machine in Tampa …

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Thursday, June 14 – A Day in the Life…

Today is a day off and the last day before our season opens. Tomorrow, Friday the 15th, we begin our standard work schedule and the lake officially opens. In the short time we’ve been here we’ve seen traffic in the …

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Monday, June 11 – The Land That Time Forgot

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What a month the past few days have been! From frozen pipes to nearly setting the RV on fire to dial-up internet service that surely must be slower than sending messages in bottles, we have experienced things that weren’t even …

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Wednesday, 6/6 – Yellowstone Wake Up

We arrived at our home for the next three months on Tuesday afternoon at about 1:30 and immediately began the process of getting set up and settled in. We enjoyed a “backyard” fire pit weenie roast with our Silver Springs …

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Day 15 – Bozeman, Montana

I commented to Mary Ann that sight seeing is over. I got chastigated because that’s what we’ll be doing all summer. Ok, so I stand corrected. We left Sunday morning headed for Bozeman for one purpose. Turn on our chest …

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Day 14 – Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

So far on this trip we’re doing a stellar job of finding campgrounds to never visit again. I’m being polite in not naming them. Maybe that’s wrong. This day we drove out to the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. We’d …

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