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Travel Blogs from Walker
... our way home. It was okay, but nothing spectacular. The girls went swimming with their cousins for the last time, and then played some games. They rounded out the evening with one last campfire.
And so...Cass Lake 2014 comes to an end. Here are the stats for the year to wrap things up:
Dates: June 27-July 12, 2014
This was our 10th year at Cass Lake, our 9th year at Birch Villa
People we vacationed with: 1st week- Tom, Linda, Seth, Maddie, ...
... watching their boat move toward shore, still riding very low in the water.
At Dick's, Dad was able to get an old boat plug, but unfortunately, it didn't fit. By then he had figured out that the water got "sucked" out of the boat while he was moving, and started refilling when he sat still. So he figured if he kept moving, he could make it back to the other side of the lake, back to his resort. Not wanting to see my parents head across ...
... lost them. Within minutes, I had a very nice tug, and could tell this catch was not a pan fish. Tom got the net and landed my first (and probably last) walleye of the year. It was a nice-sized one too (17 inches), and a great way to end our morning.
The weather was beautiful for another afternoon of kayaking (Linda & Deb), biking (Tom), golfing (Mom & Dad), and lazing around the resort (the kids). By early evening, Tom, ...
... through Minnesota countryside.
When we arrived in Walker, Tom loaded the bikes up on the car and we met up with the girls. After a little shopping (we HAD to pick up our Highlander Grogg coffee beans!), we all met at Zona Rosa's Mexican restaurant for supper. Now we're just hanging back at the resort, catching up on travel blogs, reading, and chatting with cousins.
... and I went for a little kayak ride. We then came in and got started on supper. I taught Seth how to fry fish as he is hoping to make his own next year in his apartment.
After supper, Tom & Seth went for a bike ride, Linda & Maddie took a little walk, and the girls made some friends (Andrea, who Chloe had met 2 years ago, and her brother Tomm). We have also been joined by my cousin Paul, his fiance Melissa ...