Category Archives: Minnesota

The Year+ (and Counting) of Covid

So . . . we’ve been back in the U.S. for over a year now. And, boy, have our lives changed.

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Final Thoughts on 2020

Not to put too fine of a point on it, but 2020 sucked.  I know, I know, it sucked for absolutely everyone, some more than others. But, no Schneiduk PigFish wrap up of 2020 can start by saying anything other … Continue reading

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Traveling during covid

Minneapolis in winter is cold and snowy and so very, very dark. As it became clear that we weren’t going to be able to leave the U.S. due to covid anytime soon, it also became clear we were going to … Continue reading

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Final thoughts on Minnesota

We’ve made our way out of Minnesota. Spending a winter in the dark, cold, snowy climate just so wasn’t in the cards for us. So, we found a realtor in New Orleans and booked ourselves an apartment for six months. … Continue reading

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Franconia Sculpture Park

So….we are complete covidphobes.  We haven’t done anything fun other than take a walk since we arrived in the U.S. in March (our walks are the only thing preventing the covid 15 from turning into the covid 20).  But, we … Continue reading

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Yet another Covid update

So . . . that is all for now folks . . . we are all out of travel stories.  We’ve been stuck in the U.S. since March, first in rural Wisconsin and then in Minneapolis.  And, in light of … Continue reading

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Another Covid update

So….for the first time since 2018 we are having small regrets about being homeless by choice.  Yes, we’ve moved yet again.  In the middle of a pandemic.  My parents are snow birds and it was time for them to fly … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on the U.S. (2019)

So….we spent far too much time in the U.S. in 2019.  We started with about three months in Kentucky (including quick weekends in Nashville and Louisville).  As some of you know, Robert’s brother was diagnosed with cancer and we moved … Continue reading

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Only in America….

One of the things we enjoy when taking road trips is stopping along the way to see cheesy, corny fun stuff.  And, boy, did we succeed recently. Did you know the world’s biggest covered wagon is located in Lincoln, Illinois?  … Continue reading

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Where to eat in Minneapolis

When did Minneapolis become a foodie city?  I sure don’t know the answer to that question (when I lived there, it was all burgers and fries), but I do know that the restaurant scene has gotten really, really impressive. So, … Continue reading

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