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Alright...today's joke comes from special guest contributor Tim:
Why does the Mississippi River flow south from Minnesota?
Because Iowa sucks
Iowa's response is best delivered by my mother's new horse
... been camping in Hamilton a week for a family reunion in town. He was a gray-haired hippy from Colorado, and was traveling with a sweet dog that he lovingly called a Velcro breed. He came over to tell me they weren't collecting money for the camp right now and let me know about a shower at the nearby pool that they leave unlocked. The camp had recently been struck by lightning which blew all of the electrical work. So ...
It's Flag Day and my flag of choice is a giant banner that reads, "IT'S MY BIRTHDAY!"
I celebrated at Mom's with a good book, Lifetime movies (murder & mayhem, not sappy), and pistachio cake. She even let me have the gooey center pieces - quite possibly because she saw what happened when The Nightmare Nanny didn't get her way.
... fully mouth-pounded. Also booze (thanks Norma) because I'm traveling with my mother.
This was phase 1 of my packing experience - all now sealed in an airtight plastic container, Airtight because of the bears. Also, I left the honey here in FM after reading "The House at Pooh Corner" - where I learned that bears cannot resist honey. Smart. ...
... knew the challenge that this campground would provide but we decided the reward of being right on the Mississippi River was worth the challenge....which was a railroad track about 100' behind the campsites. Trains run 24/7 here and there evidently aren't any rules or considerations for night vs day use of the train's horns.
September 25th – The next morning, we watched the process of a 1,300' ...