Category Archive: Travel

Sep 11


What better way to spend Labor Day 2011 than with a trip to the amusingly strange, free SPAM Museum in Austin, MN?!?  Take the Instagram tour with us! The Museum experience begins even before you walk through the doors, as you pull into one of the special SPAM parking places Not believing our good fortune of …

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Jun 28

LWMS Recap

I’m still basking in the afterglow of the LWMS Convention, and I have just a quick moment to write this post, but I wanted to organize and share just a couple of pictures and the video recaps I created with photos and video clips from each of the days.  Yes, I used my blue cutting …

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Jun 25

The iPad-Only Experience

My recent family vacation was quite a different experience than vacations past because of the addition of an iPad to our family. On past vacations, I have taken along a camera, video camera, and laptop.  This year my thin, lightweight iPad2 was all I took.  You can guess that I was nervous at first as …

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Jun 09

Vacation through the lens of an iPad

Where are the Draper’s headed on this speedy boat? We’re on the ferry to Mackinac Island, MI and we wanted to share a few of our favorite memories from this fun adventure. Ferry ride Main Street The historic island fort Bicycling and climbing to Arch Rock Ready for the ferry back to the mainland We …

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Mar 13

FAV 5: Mississippi Moments

I’m visiting my Mom and sisters in Mississippi this week, and today we celebrated my sister’s birthday with a yummy catfish lunch and some fun photos.  Here’s a FAV 5 photo collage of the fun. Clockwise from the upper right are … Lunch at the Sandbar restaurant in Vidalia, LA My catfish fillet dinner – YUM!!! My …

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Jan 30

MSP – Capitol & Orchestra Hall

Capitol Collage

A rare weekend away from Sleepy Eye took us to Minneapolis – Saint Paul for some R&R.  The itenerary included Touring the Minnesota State Capitol (wow!!) Shopping and eating at the Mall of America Riding the light rail Hiawatha Line to downtown Minneapolis Attending the Minnesota Orchestra’s Inside the Classics performance of Dvorak’s Symphony #7 …

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Jan 02


Hi!  I’m Sallie Draper and you are reading my first blog post!  My new domain was born January 2, 2011.  I have lots of interests and I hope to grow this site into a clearing house for projects, ideas, creativity and sharing knowledge.  We’ll see how things develop! For now, I’ll start with a photo …

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