Shanty Creek Resorts - Cedar River Village
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Woke up in Marquette, MI this morning to the sound of rain and some thunder. Sure enough it was sprinkling pretty good when I looked outside. Glad I had elected the motel over the campsite as I hate packing up wet. Got on the road about 0800 and headed east down MI 28 and had a pretty good ride, running in and out of pockets of rain. Stopped to admire Lake Superior with the rain on it then headed on over and down MI 117 to MI 2 and Lake Michigan ...
... woman of the community died suddenly over the weekend and her funeral had just started. Because everyone knew her, most of the community was at the funeral. We went to a community free lunch program first to entertain the kids who came out for lunch. There was a decent amount of children there, so even though it was a cafeteria setting – which is usually pretty difficult to entertain in – he pulled it off and as the kids were leaving, they all wanted to wave and ...
... there are lots of red barns to go along with the farms. There are also many lakes to see or signs telling you where to find other lakes as you drive along. We had some spots of very heavy rain along the way and it was still quite windy when we arrived in the city.
Traverse City has about 15,000 year-round residents with lots of visitors for summer and winter fun. We were impressed with how much open access to the bay there ...
... but I did manage to hang on and make it through some pretty intense twists and turns. I was glad that the lake was smooth; otherwise, I wouldn't have survived five feet above the water.
When we were done, we went back up to their house and changed before going out to their farm house.
I loved it there. They own a cherry farm and a house beside it, and ...
... Anita and Andrew, and left to go downtown again. While Mom and Dad were at the hardware store, I explored the little boutiques and shops along the main street, ending up in the bookstore. Once I met up with my parents again, we looked through one of the first shops I had already explored, and I purchased a bracelet made out of a piano string. Quite fitting.
When I returned home, Anita and I watched the last ...
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