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This was almost a 500 mile "Day Trip" but it was a beautiful drive, especially since they had a good snow fall last night!! Plus we needed a distraction today after the kids left!!
Weather: Start 16C 6pm 18C
After bragging about out marvelous weather a huge storm system hit us around 7am. At 9am I decided to stay an extra night because of the storm. The thunder and lightning lasted until 12 noon while the heavy rain did not lighten up until about 2pm. Of course I have had a migraine all day and spent a good part of ...
... the tarmac road then almost immediately turn back onto the dirt road again! This time I took a corner a little too fast and the washboads were bouncing me off the road! With a little patience I got to the apex of the corner then gunned it! and came out OK. The final 25 kms of the journey was via 4 lane highway sigh... Checked into the motel then next door for Mexican food. My lips have stopped burning now from that almost raw Jalapeno peppers - Yum!
... the middle of the state that had hookups, because our refrigerator is touchy and it is still quite hot outside. When we found a campground, it required some back roads driving, which we enjoyed tremendously as we drove past many little lakes. When we got within fifteen minutes of our destination, what should loom ahead but a new Costco, and since we were looking for some dinner meat to go with the fresh picked corn and tomato that ...
... day today. Drove straight through northern Wisconsin into Minnesota. We're at Crosby City Park, Minnesota for tonight. Looking forward to seeing the National Parks by early next week.
Have a safe and happy Labor Day Weekend all! Bristol will be rolling up the sidewalks this weekend!
Happy 3rd birthday to Samantha on the 31st!
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