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Oct 11, 2014 - Fun With Friends & Family

We had a wonderful visit with Vickie, Betty, Sam, aunt Bette, Shirley and Dot. Dot took us on a tour of Holland and Grand Haven. We have two more lighthouses on our list. We especially loved the town of Holland. A large number of Dutch immigrants came to America in the mid-1880's prompted by religious prosecution in the Netherlands. Many of them settled in western Michigan. They founded Holland in 1847 and made it a traditional Dutch town including Old World houses, windmills, and parks planted with tulips. We all had fun trying on the...

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Oct 2, 2012 - Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum

It was a good thing we were at The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum by 9:30AM so we could find a parking spot. Today the museum is free of charge and the downtown area is having Art prize 2012 so it is packed with people most of which are school kids. The museum was very nicely done telling of President Ford's life and the turbulent times while he was president. The Art prize 2012 was a real bonus, it was 3 square miles of 1,571 art exhibits of all sorts. We spent the rest of the afternoon walking around looking at the exhibits, our...

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Oct 1, 2012 - New Mirror Installed

Our replacement mirror came in on UPS about 9AM, by noon they had it replaced and we were on the road to Grand Rapids, Mi. We only have about a hundred mile drive north on hwy 131 to Byron Center where we will be parked at the Woodchip Campground, along the way we stopped for lunch at a great little cafe in Schoolcraft. Once again the weather has been great, partly cloudy with a high of 71F. Still surprisingly green but the tree's are starting to shed their leaves and the fall colors are starting to take over. Woodchip is a nice RV park...

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