WaterBird Lakeside Inn
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... and a Hudson Hornet, but didn’t get their pictures.
We hit the road about an hour later and hot rods kept passing us. At our lunch stop I saw a Plymouth Fury III with its hood up. A father and his son were replacing a water pump. Turns out Ed, the father, was a Vietnam Vet and his son, Tim, had done two tours in Iraq. Both great guys and we talked while they worked ...
... taster was 4 beers and I definitely liked the Robert the Bruce the best. It was a full bodied Scottish style ale. Jared’s favorite was the Pride and Joy, which was a medium bodied session beer with a citrusy hop aroma. After finishing up at the brewery we continued on our way.
Our plan for the day entailed hanging out a bit more with Mick's sister and then heading north into Indiana for our next stopping point. Zannie had crew practice early in the morning, so we slowly made our way out of the hotel (accidentally leaving the computer charger in the room, arrrghhh) and headed over to pick up Zannie around 10’o’clock. We then headed out for breakfast at a quirky, boxcar-style ...
... tent earlier in the afternoon, I got in the car and went to see the sights. I went down to a marsh and saw a lot of bird life - the highlight of which were two Red Headed Woodpeckers, what a beautiful bird!
I then went to check out Mt. Baldy, the largest dune in the park. I hiked up to the top and expected a beautiful view. I got one... sort of. the actual park is beautiful and the south shore of Lake Michigan has a very nice beach. But off in ...
... play yet again and at the onset of a new, very exciting chapter entitled "Adventures (and probably many misadventures) in cruising aboard Hawkswood"!
So upon our return almost 2 weeks ago, we were pleasantly surprised and very much relieved to find Hawkswood in good condition after spending a brutal winter and a summer alone in the boatyard.
But that does not mean we don't have much work to do!!! And a whole lot ...