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... a rest area to stretch, not only time but ourselves, and there were about 7 motorhomes there. I'm not saying they all had come out of Madison, but I'd be willing to bet they had. Not only were there motorhomes, there were also 5 travel trailers and 5th wheels.
After a brief reprieve, we were back on the road. We arrived at the campground about 1:15 and when we pulled in we were 4th in line for registration (all from Madison) and while I was in registering, 2 more ...
Not much to write about today as this was definitely a driving day. We travel 462 miles to Illinois through some of our country's most valuable farm land. For miles and miles there was nothing but corn with a few soybeans thrown in.
We did stop in Blue Earth, Minnesota to visit with the Jolly Green Giant. In honor of Sturgis Bike Rally ...
... corn over that had been picked that morning and was the best sweet corn we have ever had. Ruth also cooked a cherry delight that was cooked with freshly picked sour cherries and was also very good.
Feeling very fat.
... a nice little waterfall.
Along the way we saw many "Dutchman's britches", a pretty, small,delicate,white flower which looks like upside down pants. So lovely. We have these in Arkansas, but not as many on a bluffs use as here.
We then meandered up by the Lodge were our cabin for the night. We went ahead and checked in the walked down the bluff stairs back to the car.
We found ...
... there is no cable at this campground and we get only three channels through the antennae, all three are religious stations. Praise The Lord and send in your money...
So for now, we have taken Fox on more walks, started playing Cribbage again, actually used the fire ring, and had a couple extra naps, which are always welcomed, and watched some DVDs and old VHS.
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- Loved the waterpark hated the restaurant
- Great Family Trip
- Will definately return