Monthly Archives: December 2011

Another Year Flies By…

This year has been a blast! This year has been very different from the last thirty something years before.  In an effort to reflect on an amazing year, here are my top ten memories of 2011. And a few honorable … Continue reading

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Food Along the Way

The holidays are about visiting family and friends while celebrating the birth of little baby Jesus. Part of that celebration is eating good food. This western adventure has taken us to many restaurants and the table at Red Cedar Cabin. … Continue reading

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So Long Red Cedar Cabin

Today has been a lazy day filled with packing, cleaning and Christmas cheer! Our vacation is coming to a close and we need to reflect on our visit. Inside Red Cedar Cabin is a guest book filled will stories of … Continue reading

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The Best Movie EVER!!!

One morning during this arctic adventure, our wake up call was a proud proclamation, “Elf is the BEST movie EVER!” Lucy seems to love the movie Elf! Elf is the modern Christmas classic for all children born after 1997. It … Continue reading

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I Think It’s Friday

This morning I woke up at seven o’clock. I could hear the family stirring downstairs making breakfast. There was not any set timeline for the day. We didn’t have to be anywhere or do anything in particular. I am not … Continue reading

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The First Park

On March 1, 1872 the U.S. Congress established the first national park. The president at that time was U.S. Grant. The three states that contained the park, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming were not even admitted in to the Union yet. … Continue reading

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Don’t Touch the Butte

Wednesday was another mighty day of snowmobiling. The great thing about today having gotten six inches of snow overnight. Therefore trail-conditions were much more suitable for riding. We started off early, however red headed nature took over at one point … Continue reading

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Moose Tracks

Yes, that is a popular Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. But today it means the obvious, moose tracks. This morning I woke up to a large ruckus outside my room. Rhett, Reece, and Lucy were playing loudly at 6:32 am … Continue reading

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Christmas Vacation

So this morning we woke up under sunny skies in Jackson, Wyoming. The plan for the day was to visit the National Elk Refuge for a sleigh ride and see the elk herd up close and personal. The boys wanted … Continue reading

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Day One of Operation Snow Berries

Yes, I summoned spirit of Arctic Puffin for my title. However, I have never seen such a winter wonderland before today. Driving through Utah, Wyoming and Idaho was simply magnificent. Only the hand of God could create the beauty of … Continue reading

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Holiday Traditions

The year 2011 is an odd year, which means it is one of the most glorious years! Every-other year the Egg Bowl is played in Starkville, Mississippi. This year I found myself in the stands of Davis Wade Stadium ringing … Continue reading

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