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Apr 24, 2014 - April 23 - Day 20

Shortly after waking up in Chaska, we heard a noise outside that we knew was a leaf blower, but jokingly said, "maybe it's a snowblower"! Not completely out of the realm! We started our day with breakfast at a local restaurant with Jen and Geoff. Filled up with coffee and good food, we said our goodbyes and headed for Canada. We crossed into Wisconsin and found the sign of the day. It was a billboard advertisement for "US Open Chainsaw Sculpture Championship". Sadly, we will be missing that event. We continued on into Michigan. We stopped...

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Sep 7, 2011 - The Locks

Viewing the locks was quite interesting. I talked to a couple from SC who used to live in Westchester county in NY. I later ran into them at Tahquamenon Falls and at Whitefish Point where the lighthouse and the shipwreck museum are. the museum was depressing because of all that were lost at sea. In the lightkeeper's house, I saw some dishes that my mother used when I was little. In fact I have a couple of them still. I bought a beef pasty which you have to do if you are in the UP.(Upper Peninisula) It's a dough that is filled with shredded...

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Sep 6, 2011 - Canada

Here are two pictures that go with the e-mail message. I'm still learning how to do this. All along the route in Canada there were these cairns or stone piles. In very olden times they were used as route markers or as a significant place. The traffic in Toronto was terrible. The snack of Funky Monkey (fruit & nuts) that Victor gave me kept my sanity. Gas is $1.40 per liter. There are 3.76 liters in a gallon. That makes it $5.26 a gallon. I guess we can't complain. It took 45 minutes to go 1 mile through customs. I was sitting on the...

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