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On Sunday, we headed north....to Alexandria,
Minnesota.... through the town of Barrett where our friends Dick & Jan
Vipond have a wonderful log "Cottage" on the lake. I have not been
there in almost two decades and understand they added substantially to the
original home since we were last there.
Our timing was off for this detour in that Jan was leaving for "The
Cities" (as ...
Midday temp: 61F
We drove into some rain this morning. Rain has such a negative affect on our moods. So we put on some CDs and sang through the rain. Thankfully we brought all our CDs with us so we have quite a few to choose from. (Note from Greg: These are the same CDs that Karen asked me when I was putting them in Star "why are we bringing all these CDs with us?") Our drive today took us along miles and miles of corn fields. So now I know that Minnesota is part ...
... all interstate was somewhat boring so its good we didn't bother to get off the interstate except for three fillups of gas each at a more expensive price per gallon. Needless to say we did not even go into the town of Alexandria but quickly went to sleep to be ready for the next day's ...
1. Quality family time. What a great beginning to our adventure.
Leah's mom, Leone, invited us to join her for four nights at the Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria, MN, along with her husband, Vin, Leah's sister, Anna, and our nephew and niece, Victor and Olympia. Great company, great food, very ...
... being half their age, I had to push on to Long Prarie, which would make for a very long and hard day.
I eventually finished at 3.30ish which made for a very long 9.5hrs on the road in sapping 95+ heat & wind. I was totally exhausted and clearly rather dehydrated given I drank over 5 litres of fluid over the next few hours without blinking. As I drove into town, a number of Sikorsky helicopters flew past, and I was rather annoyed that my constant praying ...