Sawmill Inn of Grand Rapids
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... missing some key things, like a board for cutting and a knife so we bought them at Walmart. We needed forks to eat the bagged salad, but couldn't be bothered to get the BBQ out to get them since all the plates and utensils are stored in that bag...so we tried to eat with a plastic spoon and Ron's pen knife...not an easy task...finally we opted to just stuff the salad into pita bread and eat that way... We took some pictures of the beach and ...
... in the forest that we were forced back.
Upon entering camp Doodle started going bonkers and trying to get under the coach. It turned out a turtle had taken a stroll and ended up there. The dogs went CRAZY trying to figure out what that darned thing was!
The rains have quit, the sun is shinning, the wind has calmed and it turned into a beautiful ...
... on the banks of the Mississippi River, the city of Grand Rapids has long served as a gateway to the surrounding forests and lakes. Scandinavian and German immigrants came here in waves during the logging boom of the late 1800s, then headed north to nearby lumber camps. Avenue of Pines Scenic Byway, Heading out of Grand Rapids on Rte. 2, the drive soon links up with Rte. 46, the aptly named Avenue of Pines Scenic Byway. Nearly 40 miles in ...
... improved, I took the hood down and enjoyed driving through Minnesota's timber territory. However, the sky was mostly overcast, so I decided to leave the tent in the trunk for another night and to check into a motel.
This morning the sun is still reluctant to come out. The sky reminds me of the 'June gloom' that Rita and I experienced in Los Angeles, ...
... in. Fortunately, traffic was light and I found the tourist bureau so was back on the road quickly.
It seems I can only access the Internet from the hotel lobby so I think I will have to be brief tonight as I need to go for food and I feel a good nights sleep coming on.
I asked the service station attendant what is special about this town and he told me Judy Garland was born here. Who knew?
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