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Had breakfast at the Hyatt. Walked around downtown Milwaukee for 4 and half hours. Saw a lot of interesting old buildings. Our favorite is City Hall which is in the process of being restored. Outside architectural features are very elaborate. It was built in the Flemish style similar to elaborate city halls in Holland and Germany. Inside was also very unique. Visited the Cathedral of St John the ...
... as a lake. When we drove past Chicago, we wanted to be on Interstate 90/94 which goes through the city so we could see the skyline. However, we missed our exit and had to take Interstate 294 which put us west of the city. No Chicago skyline this trip. We arrived in Milwaukee at 7:00 local time. After we checked in and got settled, we walked over to Maders, a famous German Restaurant. The food was good. We had a traditional German meal - sausage and ...
Got an early start since I decided to try and make "The Kassel run in less than 4 Par sec's" and beat the Han's record on the Millennium Falcon. (Ask a Star Wars fan) :) in short I decided to try and make home on Monday. Leaving about 7:45 my GPS gave me a 6:30 arrival time - I usually figure 1 hour extra for various gas stops so it would be a 12 hour ride. I checked the weather forecast and saw that there was rain expected along the way ...
... the house.
We also went next door to meet Melvilles - Jack was home and was really surprised to see Karla. It was good to talk to him and share family stories. Karla dragged all of us to her church, high school and Carroll College (Karri's alma mater).
All in all a good visit to Karla's home town!
Onwards to ...
... and a great resource because he knows quite a bit about the topics that interest me. Some Sunday from now we're gunna go applepicking together and make some tasty sauce.
Tonight, Amanda, Amy and I decided to attend a hookah lounge. Neither of us have been to one in years, so it was something different. I'm not much of a smoker, but like my aforementioned comment on bars, I figured it was another way to hang out and bond...a social lubricant kinda. So on our ...
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