River House Bed and Breakfast Getaway Retreat
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Microwave in room
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... who only occasionally get together were enjoying being together. It was much like Christmas without the Christmas tree, gifts & religious observance. One of the young cousins led the grace & thanksgiving and the meal got under way at close to 7.30pm. Most people in America have trouble initially with Max's accent but when in the South even more so, and us with their accents. But we knew a number of the people there and had a great night. Our next and 'real' ...
... one craft kit later we all met up and said goodbye to the Holdens and the dojang. With a quick check of the AFLC Pastor's directory we located the home of longtime friends and ministry partners, the Bensons. Unannounced, we dropped in and spent some time catching up with Pastor Jon Benson, his wife Jeanette, and their son "former youth ministry intern" Andy. After a season of rousing conversation and Lincoln Log building it was time to hit the road again; but we didn't make it far due ...
... on the fly....nice to have everything necessary for a good turkey sandwich on board.
We then had to make a decision about where to stay. We wanted to stay as close to Chicago as possible. Our plan was to park our home at an RV Park so we could have power and water for a few days as well as security, and take the scooter in to a train station. There are not many options very close. We have a discount card from Passport America and found one in ...
... us to pull-in and make ourselves at home. My first request from Andy was to bake him a cheesecake (my specialty), help paint the decks, clean out the little shed, plus fix the floor and paint it, water his garden, and oh yes, help take care of his three, 5 week old black lab puppies. I think I was missed? I got out my work gloves and started helping out. You would think that with all the running around I did, I would ...
Wednesday 19th June
Beaut morning and Greg and I went for walk, up the sand dune ( Mt Tom it's called), We could see Chicago across the other side of lake, Headed on down to the beach. The beach looks superb today.
We decided to move on.
Travelled west to Rock Cut State Park just outside Rockford. In the ...