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Aground in Los Angeles:  Dawn & Co. (fiancee, dog, and two cats) moved to Los Angeles in October, 2014.  Catch up with her as she navigates being an actor in Hollywood… while living in a trailer park.  

Most recent post: ‘Meals on Wheels an’ all The Feels’ - April, 2017


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Life in Toad Hollow:  Before moving to LA, Dawn & Co. lived aboard houseboats (year-round) on the Mississippi River in St. Paul, MN.  Her midwest home, a 1969 steel-hulled beauty named Toad Hollow, still floats and awaits their return.  

Most recent Post:  ‘Dear Madam: A Love Letter’ - Oct 6th, 2014




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The Big Trip Blog:  In 2012, Dawn & Co. made an epic trip down the Mississippi River from St. Paul, MN to the Gulf of Mexico.  1,800 miles and 33 days of close calls, heavy drinking, and alligators.  Follow the whole harrowing event and see Melby’s amazing photos.  





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The ‘Old Boat’ Blog:  Dawn’s love of tiny, unconventional homes began in 2006 when she bought and moved aboard her first houseboat, The Road.  Read how the life began… and just how harsh those HARSH Minnesota winters can be on the River.  







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