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The journey home is long! From St. John's we flew to Halifax, Nova Scotia. From there we flew to Toronto, and then to Minneapolis. We were picked up by Andrew who brought us to our car. Stopped for a bite to eat before making the 3 hour journey home. Feels good to be home, but now I have to face the mountain of laundry and we both have a ton of mail to go through. AHHH, but it is good to be ...
... I was not expecting were being had already. Its amazing how quickly time flies and how much changes so fast for young people. I am glad I can be a part of those girls lives, even if from a distance 99% of the time, but they know who I am and one day I hope they feel comfortable enough to reach out to me if they need someone to listen or take advice from.
From West Bend, I ventured to Madison to visit with old coworkers and ...
What a beautiful drive through the southern parts of South Dakota, Minnesota, and into Wisconsin! Rolling hills of yellow wild flowers in South Dakota. European-style farmhouses and those giant wind turbines everywhere along I-90 through Minnesota. And the giant bluffs along the flood-swollen Mississippi River as we entered Wisconsin ...
... another. We expected the river to be really high according to what news reports have been saying, but it wasn't that bad at all. Downtown La Crosse is a big city (much bigger than Hartford) and lots to do. It also houses a huge brewery in the center of town called City Brewing which is the home of the worlds largest 6-pack. It was so cool to see and of course we got some pictures. Didn't get to sample any of the beer because we had Sandy with ...
... was made up of sand blown down from the rock which towers above the scene about 60 feet high, maybe more. The soft sandstone seemingly bore the name of every single person who came before, it was so covered with graffiti carvings. We hiked around it and Ana devoured sand as she walked. Andrew was bounding the rocks like a little goat. It is about five miles to Mill Bluff SP, part of the National Park Service's Ice Age Scientific Reserve. It's one the ...
Other places to stay in Winona
1025 Highway 61 East, Winona | 3 star hotelfrom $82
956 Mankato Ave., Winona | 2 star hotelfrom $109
1128 Homer Rd, Winona | 2 star hotelfrom $140
420 Cottonwood Drive, Winona | 2 star hotelfrom $61
60 Riverview Dr., Winona | 2 star hotelfrom $100
900 Bruski Drive, Winona | Hotelfrom $59