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6/17/2011 – Day 72 – AustIn, MN to Sioux Falls, ND – 223.1 Miles

I awoke early and made sure I was at the locksmith’s establishment shortly after 8:00.  I explained the situation to him, showed him Diana’s keys so he would know what type they were, and waited while he looked at the … Continue reading

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6/16/2011 – Day 71 – Mauston, WI to Auston, MN – 188.3 Miles

Another overcast day greeted us, and the car was wet from overnight rain.  Diana and I shared an order of the amazingly delicious cinnamon French toast made by the little restaurant attached to our motel.  After we ate we drove … Continue reading

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6/15/2011 – Day 70 – Sheboygan, WI to Mauston, WI – 133.5 Miles

We allowed ourselves to sleep in this morning, in fact we almost missed the motel’s complementary breakfast which ended at 9:00.  However, we did manage to get to the breakfast room in time for coffee and essential nourishment. We left … Continue reading

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6/14/2011 – Day 69 – Sheboygan & Kohler, WI – 28.5 Miles

We were up with the chickens this morning, or at least it felt that way.  We were washed, dressed, breakfasted and out the door before 8:00 a.m..  Now, I know for those of you who are gainfully employed, that seems … Continue reading

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6/13/2011 – Day 68 – Necedah, WI to Kohler, WI – 162.6 Miles

OK, so actually we’re in Sheboygan, but I just liked the name of that town, and it’s only about two miles from here, so forgive my slight geographic fib please! Back to the morning.  We drove over to Necedah and … Continue reading

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6/12/2011 – Day 67 – Three Lakes, WI to Necedah, WI – 200.5 Miles

After a breakfast of pancakes drizzled with maple syrup made from the neighbor’s trees, we loaded up our belongings and got ready to leave.  Jim and Carol made our visit absolutely fantastic — they are great hosts and wonderful friends.  … Continue reading

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6/11/2011 – Day 66 – Marquette, MI to Three Lakes, WI- 128.8 Miles

It rained overnight, but was just spitting as we left Marquette and headed south.  We have now ventured as far north as we will on this trip. We drove through mostly forest with the occasional lake and/or river thrown in.  … Continue reading

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