Staybridge Suites Minneapolis Maple Grove
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Normally we are running late to the airport. Like when we were going to Paris, we almost missed the plane, no seriously. They were paging us like crazy and we had to sprint to the gate.
Today though, we were on time but of course, the plane delayed. Why is it that when you're running late, the plane is early but when you're running on time, the plane is late? Go figure!!!!
From Minneapolis, we will fly to Chicago, then to Miami and after a 4 ...
... the Mississippi. Gone are the Pine Trees, hunting lodges, cabins and camper trailers. The countryside now has been extensively cleared to allow for huge farms ringed by deciduous trees just like South Western Ontario.
Because of the rain did not stop until I got to downtown Minneapolis here I had to go to the Vikings Stadium just to see it! It you look at the Parking sign I have a ...
... Friday night, after the game, we found out our motor home can survive a storm with 50+ mph winds. Donna called it a Disney ride. Saturday we drove to Williamson, Il which is west of Peoria to Donna's brother Al's cottage and had lunch with Al, Char, & Pat who drove up from St. Louis. Sunday we drove to Dixon to spend the afternoon with John and Janet Payne. Talk about a laugh fest. We always have a good time catching up on the kids ...
... just any ordinary way, this was an exciting welcome to 'freezer chest' Minnesota. They took the lead and then soon they pulled off into a side street so that we could give each other big welcome hugs (I won't write about my pyjama state)! There was plenty of excitement in our meeting after all this time but there was even greater excitement about 'some snowball' that had gone splat on the windscreen right smack in front of Papa Bear just a minute ...
... UK universities have their final exams AFTER winter break rather than before. Yes, this means that I get to spend my holiday studying about senior citizens' role in society and the impact of Theodosius on the fall of the Roman Empire. Can life get any more exciting?
Many of you have already heard the story of my wonderful travel experience, so I'll give only the briefest of ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking