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Jul 4, 2014 - Rich & Darlene's (Shelley's Parents) - Lake House 4th Fireworks

Friday, July 4. Amy started our July 4th celebration by sending a cute picture of the boys with Karl enjoying their neighborhood July 4th parade. We had planned to spend the 4th at Shelley's parents' lake house at Sandy Lake in Zimmerman, and arrived there around 3 pm. Darlene, Shelley's Mom, had lots of great snacks to enjoy, then later Carl grilled the hamburgers, had Rich's "special" potato salad with olives, along with other great side dishes. Sat around visiting, kids fishing and swimming, took a boat ride around the nice lake which is...

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Jul 2, 2014 - Carl & Shelley's

Wednesday, July 2. Miranda and Shelley took Bill and Karen to tour downtown Anoka, their cute town with neat little shops, similar to the McKinney square. It was about 12 noon when we arrived and many of the shops were not open, the explanation is that not all the shops open every day or are not open all day. Bill was able to get a hair cut and shave at a real Barber Shop which was neat. There was a 2-Scoops Ice Cream shop right across the street that we obviously could not pass up, and enjoyed a few hours of walking around the area. Bill...

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Jul 1, 2014 - Carl & Shelley's

Tuesday, July 1. Enjoyed visiting with Shelley, having coffee in our camper while Carl and the rest of the group slept in. Carl cooked a great breakfast around 12 noon. And, there was more rain, cancelling our plans to tour the historic downtown of Anoka. Bill, Karen, Carl and Miranda took Gabby to a dog training facility "Total Recall," in Hugo, MN. When we were in St. Paul June 17-18, Karen found this training facility on-line and learned they offered agility runs on Tuesday nights 6:30 and 7:30. It was a small ring and did not have all...

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Jun 30, 2014 - Drive to Anoka, MN

Monday, June 30. Packed up, heading to Anoka to spend July 4 with Carl, Shelley, Jordan and Miranda. Stopped at Fireworks stand just before crossing over from the Wisconsin to Minnesota, as Carl had requested. Carl said that it is difficult to purchase finale fireworks in Minnesota and that they are less expensive in Wisconsin. We arrived at approximately 6 pm. Carl grilled steaks and Shelley made sides, visiting until after 11 pm.

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