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Aug 10, 2012 - A five day 250 mile trip

Before Summer ended, I wanted to take some of our boys on a road trip, and the Black Hills of South Dakota was high on the list. But, when I looked at the calendar last week, I realized there would be about 800,000 people heading for the big annual motorcycle event in Sturgis, making it impossible to get space in any RV park out there. What to do? About that time, a commercial for Grand Casino Hinckley appeared on the television in the motorhome, and I took it as a divine sign. So, last Sunday afternoon, Andy, Tom, Joe, Nuggie, our cocker...

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Aug 4, 2012 - To Turtle Lake, WI

We had a good rainstorm last night. There was a lot of lightning. Campers in tents surround us. I am sure they had an interesting night. We are not feeling sympathetic. John tripped over one of their stakes this morning that was on our site. The same group has the road blocked with their boat. It is time to leave! John is a little achy but we do not think anything is broken. We head south to Forest Lake. A friend of John’s has asked us to pick up a panel for a car he is restoring. We stop in Mille Lacs to take a picture of Paul Bunyan’s...

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Aug 14, 2007 - Flying back to Minnesota

A little family history for this next entry, back in the late 80's and early 90's our family had several BAD months of August losing family members and so my Mom and I decided to run away in August, well it has become a family tradition- The Annual Anderson womens August Runaway. Nothing big just a couple days with the girls-Mom,sisters,kids,grandkids and sister-in-law. We try to visit a different area and spend some quality time together, It has made August better to deal with. Well this would have been the first year I missed because we...

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