Roy and I went to Minneapolis this week. It’s a 5 hour drive south from Kabetogama. One of the things I noticed quickly as we got close to Minneapolis was that the road side grass and weeds in the city along the highway didn’t seem to have been cut all summer. I thought, Goodness even… Continue reading 08.04.13 Minneapolis here come the Chauvins!
We have arrived at Northern Lights Resort in Kabetogama, Minnesota where we will work until October 1st. We've met the folks we'll be working with and the owners of the Resort and had a little time to look around some. The lake is starting to thaw and I was told that when it was frozen solid… Continue reading 05.09.13 We’ve arrived in Kabetogama, MN!!!!!
Bruce Springsteen sang the song "My hometown" and that kept running through my mind as we drove through the little town that is now "our hometown". If you're driving up I-29 in South Dakota take exit 109 and hang a left, go down about 20 miles and you'll enter the wonderful little town of Madison. … Continue reading 05.08.13 My hometown – Madison, South Dakota
Twas a sad and emotional day today turning in our treasured Louisiana drivers licenses and getting our shiny new South Dakota licenses. Kind of felt like we are turning our backs on the state of our birth. Still more shedding of our Louisiana connections tomorrow when we register our vehicles, register to vote and change our… Continue reading 05.07.13 We’re now South Dakota residents 🙂 goodbye Louisiana residency 😦
Arrived in Linn Valley, Kansas at 4 pm on Sunday May 5th (Cinco de Mayo) and stayed overnight at Linn Valley Lakes. This is another Coast to Coast Resort so our stay only cost us $9 for the night to cover their additional electrical charge. While it was a far cry from the professionally maintained resort we left in… Continue reading 05.06.13 Kansas back to Missouri, then Iowa and finally South Dakota! May 5th – 6th
We arrived in Branson Friday May 3rd around 5 pm and left on Sunday May 5th around 11 am. We stayed at Treasure Lake RV Resort. It is a beautiful resort on 340 acres with 544 sites. It has a put-put golf course, playground, swimming pool and lots of other amenities. It's one of the free… Continue reading 05.03.13 Branson, MO May 3rd – May 5th
Today (Thursday) was a travel day going to Branson, Missouri. We've never been to Branson but I believe everyone we know has visited there and said it's a must see place on our way to Minnesota. We pulled out of Holiday Mountain Resorts around 10:45 and headed straight for Mellon's Country Store. They are open… Continue reading 05.02.13 Travel Day to Branson, MO
When we left Jackson, MS yesterday after visiting with Pat Turner we headed to Mountain View, Arkansas. The morning got an A+ but the afternoon adventure got a C-! What should have been a 6 hour drive turned into a 10 hour trip. We stopped at a rest area where Roy took a nap and I found… Continue reading 05.01.13 Mountain View, Arkansas – Holiday Mountain Resort