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We were up at 6:30a.m. and left the hotel before 8:00a.m. We made it to Toledo by 5:00. We were in our driveway before 6:00p.m. after a trip to the grocery store. All animals are alive, well, and happy to see us! Now the fun part of cleaning out the car:(
Yes, we would leave tomorrow and do it all over again if we could! There were a few meltdowns along the way, but the laughter and experiences far exceeded the not-so-fun times.
We got packed and pulled away from the home compound at 8:35 a.m. We were only 35 minutes behind schedule!! We headed to Detroit to take the Ambassador Bridge to cross into Windsor, Ontario.
The traffic was relatively light and the Customs & Immigration was the smoothest EVER!!
More about that traffic a bit later.
Instead of Tim Horton's . . . it was Mickey D's . . . for a little nourishment to get us to the 401! Later, ...
... around, field after field of corn, looking for a farm stand to get a few ears of fresh sweet corn. Finally, after some effort, we found one. Fresh local corn, yum. Well, not so much. This corn came from Georgia. Oh well, it was still good.
Another interesting bit of information. We went to the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History in Ann Arbor and saw some ...
... drive mostly unconscious for the better part of the morning. We stopped in Albert Lea, MN for lunch at Arby's and then a DQ stop. More sleeping commenced as we went through Iowa. Lots of boring miles.
We decided to stop in Peru, IL for dinner at a diner we found on Urban Spoon. Peru, IL is a town that doesn't have a whole bunch of anything going on. Rob decided to sleep in the RV while we went in and ate. The waitress ...
... oddly enough, a fully stocked liquor store.
Tomorrow, we are heading into Ann Arbor for the day. We will drop Fox off at Doggie Daycare and visit the University of Michigan campus. It should prove to be educational!
Bye for now and stay well.