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Ghost Hunting in Mantorville, Minnesota

You do what you gotta do to entertain your kids, right? Here we are, ghost hunting in Mantorville, Minnesota for The Star Tribune, and I must say it turned into a delightful day — my son’s friends are such an imaginative group of kids, and it’s always a joy to see them play offline. We never did […]

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Hiking Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

We came to see trees, big ones, like those we’d read about in Jean Craighead George’s novel, My Side of the Mountain. Like the 12-year-old boy in it, could we carve a home in the trunk of a tree? Coming from Oregon, the closest state park with redwoods was Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park in Northern […]

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