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... up at 6:00 a.m. this morning, sleep came easily! We knew it would be a shock to the system, but I think I could get used to having a warm break from the frigid temperatures. Lorrie and Dave are stuck in Orlando until Tuesday due to weather issues in New York I believe and I can't say I feel sorry for them!! Another wonderful adventure with treasured memories and some souvenirs we just couldn't say no to :) Well that's enough rambling for now. Be well, live long and ...
... unique experience that cannot be seen anywhere else in the United States! The Locks consist of two canals and four locks that allow vessels of many types/sizes to safely traverse the 21-foot drop in elevation of the St. Mary’s River between Lake Superior and Lakes Michigan and Huron. From viewing decks, you can watch "Lakers" and "Salties" (ocean-going vessels) as they travel the seaway between ports and navigate the rise/drop of the water levels.
Not a very interesting story today. The campground is supposed to have wifi but the connection is too weak to access at our site so I took the comouter(s) with me while I did laundry and got caught up on banking, emails etc. Bob fixed a couple of screens and a spray hose that was leaking. We went to Walmart (of course) for a few things and also went to a laundromat ...
... the right of the bridge and Lake Michigan to the left. Quite cold, according to Denny.
Landed in Sault Sainte Marie where we will be for two nights. Tomorrow - Lake Superior.
A little bit of housekeeping:
1) Danielle correctly named all six of the presidents who did not take the oath in Washington. Read her comment to find the correct answer. Not a big surprise since I taught her ...
... side (21 feet). Since the ship was so long it was in the 2nd lock About the same time a tour boat came into the lock closest to us so we were able to see the water rise in the closest one and the ship sink descend. It was done so slowly you don't realize how much they have to lower it until the ship is even with the walkway and still going lower.
By the time the large ship was slowly pulling out of the lock we ...
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