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Jul 20, 2011 - Cherry Picking

Today was a lazy day. Our major accomplishment today was finishing our South Dakota Badland puzzle. It only took us 5 years to complete it. Amanda was in charge of the aloe for the day to relieve our sunburn. We picked cherries in the morning. It brought back memories. There was a brief but heavy rain shower when we started. It was a nice cool rain. It took us about 30 minutes to pick 10 lbs. Instead of ice cream for a treat, the girls had fresh doughnuts. We cleaned and pitted them, ate lunch and then went swimming in the lake. The lake...

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Jul 16, 2011 - Drive to Traverse City

We left at 5:30 am. We made it through Chicago with no traffic problems. We stopped in Indiana at a Denny's for breakfast. We were only in Michigan a short time before we hit a traffic stop due to a car fire alongside the road. It was only a 15 minute delay. The entire car was burned out. The girls did well on the drive playing cards and we listened to a book on tape Amanda had picked up at the library - Hana's Suitcase. We arrived at the house about 4 pm. The owners met us there and showed us around. The house is nice and it is mostly...

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Michigan 2011

Jun 24, 2011 - Lake Leelanau, Michigan

We've spent the last couple of days at home, doing puzzles, watching tv and reading while Mother Nature threw temper tantrums. We had thunderstorms, fog, drizzle and/or rain every day and during the periods when it wasn't raining, the mosquitoes were so awful, we couldn't spend any time outside. Needless to say, the casino parking lot was not one of our favorite stays. -- This morning, we traveled north up the coast of Lake Michigan another 80 or so miles to the little community of Lake Leelanau, located on . . . what else . . . Lake...

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