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It's travel day and was a long day. We got up around 6 AM. Got ready and mostly packed. We ran into Harlan for breakfast where Harlan and I had coffee and Joel had one waffle.
We checked out around 9:45 AM and headed to Harold and Marlene's house where she served us breakfast. Cinnamon rolls, fresh fruits, eggs, sausage, muffins as well as champagne.
Cousins started leaving around 11 AM and we were the last to leave at 1 PM. Our flight from Fargo to ...
... birthday cake. the deliberation and voting began. A discussion ensued about Joel and Jim hosting for 2016 by Alan. Joel brought up the pros and cons of coming to Washington DC. Then, a one year/two years discussion started, too. Janell won the votes to host in 2016 and it will be either in the second or third week of August.
Everyone left Harold and Marlene's around 8:45 PM. End of Day Three of the Cousins Reunion.
... Harold and Marlene's house for lunch. We had pulled pork sandwiches, potato salad, home made pickles, and brownies. We also played several games - tossing bean bags and washers. The outlaws won!
We also had dinner at Harold and Marlene. She made turkey, cranberry, baked potatoes, German bread, Amish pickled string bean, fruits, rhubarb pie, and apple pie.
The cousins reminisced about the past. It was interesting listening to their stories.
Another long travel day. We left Custer SD around 7:30 AM and headed to Wall Drug for breakfast. We got to Wall Drug around 9 AM. Much quicker than anticipated. We walked around a little after breakfast and then headed to Pierre to see the State Capitol. We drove through the Badlands and saw amazing hills, mountains, and flatlands. We got pictures of some rams and prairie dogs.
We stopped at ...
... encouragement to you. Thanks again,
- Mike and Kelsey"
That was it. I put the note and the gift card in an envelope, sealed it, and left it on the desk. With that, we left, never to return to North Dakota again (at least that we can see). There are always people who need encouragement, and we might not always even meet them. Random acts of generosity might just be what it takes to get out of a giving ...