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... of the course was quieter, with nice homes around it.
On the way to the course, we had to stop in Oxford and see the famous (from the TV show Hee Haw) Maggie Mae's Cafe, so we could take a couple pix and send them to Maggie's brother Rick, who encouraged us to stop and see it. Major Hee Haw fan he is. It was closed that day though, so we couldn't go in.
After our round of golf, we took ...
Wed 26 June 2014
We carried on thru Wisconsin but on the spur of a moment we decided to make a little detour north, to the Smoky Hills. Michelle found a State Forrest that sounded interesting. This whole area is covered with many Lakes large and small, but one hardly travels for a couple of miles without seeing water. The main village is called Detroit Lakes which lies on a very large lake. We passed thru there and later found the sign for our Forrest. It was a ...
... on the shores of Lake Huron. We stayed there for three days, over the weekend. It is a huge camp ground with over a thousand sites, but only half used at any one time to give the other half time to recuperate from use. Our site about 80 meters from the shore had a view of the lake. There is a free shuttle bus that goes into the village and ferry dock where one can catch a ferry to various islands or shores, or take a stroll in the village, ...
... butt moving and really pack. It's 10 at night now and I'm still not completely packed, but it's a work in progress right? We packed a lot for this excursion, but it's in my blood to be an over-packer. You never know when you're going to need the seemingly frivolous things. But when an emergency strikes, you can bet I'll be prepared with my stuffed luggage.
I am so excited ...
Well it's about that time, all packed up and ready to fly out tomorrow! I somehow managed to pack everything into my pack and a carryon suitcase- just hoping I'm under the 50 pound limit and that I can lift my suitcase into the overhead compartment (that's my biggest fear). Mom is being surprisingly calm, except she made me bring two purses to be "safe" and modeled how to wear the unsafe purse correctly….. But I can't complain, I'd say ...
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