Courtyard by Marriott Madison West/Middleton
Travel Blogs from Middleton
Jamie--I didn't have time to make an entry yesterday. It took Marcia and me 10 hrs to get to Madison. At least we gained an hour, so we arrived around 5:30 pm (6:30 our time). This hotel/convention center is huge! They make up for the expense of it by nickel and diming patrons for every little thing--like $12 fee/day if you want a wireless …
... Street. If I need drinking water, I don't have to buy a jug at the store, I can simply turn on the faucet. If I need medicine, I can drive to Walgreens. If I am warm, I turn on the AC. If I am cold, I turn on the heat. If I'm bored, I can go on the internet--for free! If I get a flat tire, I can call AAA. The list goes on and on and what I have come to realize is that I can't feel guilty for the many conveniences in my life, or feel compunctious for the things I have wasted in ...
... way up on a hill overlooking the town. Self-guided tour with beer in hand - very cool, especially the bottling process. Visit to the gift shop and purchased some beer to take home. They were building a new outside garden area which JD checked out thoroughly. Took the back roads through the farm roads back to the park. Grilled some burgers, picked up some pretty good TV reception for awhile and called it a ...
... through site. First time we had to carry in our own water. Filled our water tank at the pump and now had to be more careful of our water usage. One more learning experience! Had no trouble with it - yay! Picked up some firewood, had leftovers for dinner and a great campfire tonight. Very peaceful ...
... get this page started and remind myself that I am leaving the country in 13 days. I don't think I will really REALLY be freaking out until the countdown shrinks to just my left hand. So, until that time comes, I am slowly but surely preparing. Buying clothes, supplies, tickets, books, shoes, lip balm, and photo copies are all part of my daily to-do lists.
Once the countdown is finally done and I am gone, I really do hope that I ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet