Monthly Archives: September 2016

Lake Superior, Friends and Family, are Superior

Today we are resting at a well-planned and pleasant Baker Park Reserve just outside Minneapolis, MN. It has the best shower and restroom facilities that we have seen in 30 years. Our most recent campground was a disaster. We had … Continue reading

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The Kohler Kingdom and a Renegade Catholic Priest

DeLaval gifted Tom two rounds of golf for both of us at Whistling Straights in Wisconsin when he left the company. (Thank you DeLaval and boss, Tony.) Click on Whistling Straights to view courses, and of course, rates that will … Continue reading

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Ketchup with the Hemling Kin!

Fantastic family gather at Kohler-Andrea Park near Sheboygan, Wisconsin! The first Hemling Reunion made history a couple of days ago.  Interesting and handsome people caught up with each other.  As someone said, “This is great!  It is not a funeral … Continue reading

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Cruise Crunchies. What not to do on a Cruise!

Tom and I have been cruising for at least 25 years. One of things that you soon discover when you cruise is that the ship is a microcosm of the planet. You might have passengers speaking 60 different languages and … Continue reading

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A Taste of the Netherlands in Pella, Iowa

Lake Superior or Bust! We are camping at Army Corps of Engineer’s campgrounds as we head north. Last night we stayed at Dam Overlook at Lake Red Rock in Iowa which cost $8.00. It was a very peaceful place.   … Continue reading

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Bringing Dyea Back to Life!!!

The Yukon Gold Rush Comes Alive! One hundred and nineteen years ago Dyea, Alaska was a thriving goldrush outpost to the Yukon with 5,000-8,000 people. Most of us have seen old photos of  100K (Some say that only 50K made it!)) … Continue reading

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Juneau, the Treadwell Mine, and Sheep Creek Mary

The real draw of Juneau isn’t the legacy of Sarah Palin. It has always been the Mendenhall Glacier. Since Tom and I have been to Juneau many times, we decided to take a different trail this time. We took the … Continue reading

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