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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... You're doing it wrong!!! With plenty of get-up-and-go still left, we took the inside lane and left him in our dust. Literally. The car is dirty.
Here's to many more curvy miles!
In other car news, the shotgun blast that was heard every time I open the car door has dissipated. Instead, the door seems to be working some sort of jaws-of-life operation. I'm actively not thinking about this issue.
... for Josh as this is a place where, years ago, we snagged the last room, on the second floor, overlooking the lake and watched an amazing thunderstorm...and since it was Josh's birthday, we had a great (expensive) meal where he could order whatever he wanted...steak and crab legs, I believe it was. We are now in Bismarck, ND....and it is hot....we just passed through a couple of huge storms...the kind that look like they hold ...
... 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 ...
... a hilly, lake-splashed landscape. Reminders of the ice age—in the form of the low gravelly ridges that are known as eskers—are prevalent in this area, especially near Turtle Lake. You’ll also revisit the Laurentian Divide, where a roadside kiosk supplies information.
I found this trip in one of our books - The Most Scenic Drives in America & really wanted to see this part of Minnesota. One of my "Must See Destinations"!
... improved, I took the top 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, ...