Month: March 2015

Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin – 3/31/2015

March 31, 2015 (Tuesday) Woke up to fog but it cleared nicely and turned out to be a lovely day – around 50 or so. We got up, had breakfast and coffee, and left around 10:00 AM. Destination today was

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Wyndham Presentation, Wisconsin Dells – 3/30/2015

March 30, 2015 (Monday) Today we got up early and went to a 9:00 AM timeshare presentation. It was supposed to be a RCI Update, but turned out to be a Wyndham presentation. Our salesperson, Jordan, was so nice and

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 3/29/2015

March 29, 2015 (Sunday) Pretty lazy day. We were excited to go to a nearby Cracker Barrel to have their Sunday chicken special. We put the address into our GPS and were so disappointed to not be able to find

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Mishicot to Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin – 3/28/2015

March 28, 2015 (Saturday) Moving day. Woke up to sunny skies and a little warmer temperatures (40 or so). Today’s move is to Wisconsin Dells, normally about 3 hours away, but we decided to take a little detour through Oshkosh

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Green Bay, Wisconsin – 3/26/2015

March 26, 2015 (Thursday) The snow left and we were overdue for a service on the Prius.  We had an appointment in Green Bay at 9:00 AM.  What a fun dealership.  The showroom had the usual new cars but about

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Mishicot, Wisconsin – 3/25/2015

March 25, 2015 (Wednesday) It was a quiet, stay warm kind of a day.  The blog is killing us trying to catch up from Europe. Hope your day was great.

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Lambeau Field; Green Bay, Wisconsin – 3/24/2015

March 24, 2015 (Tuesday) Beautiful sunshine outside, but still pretty darn cold (low 40’s). We were up and out of our home by 9:15 AM (after having a wonderful breakfast of oatmeal with blueberries and strawberries and, of course, coffee).

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Sheridan, Illinois to Mishicot, Wisconsin – 3/21/2015

March 21, 2015  (Saturday) Moving day.  Fox River to Fox Hills.  Glad to leave Fox River, no internet kills us.  Headed north hoping to see Edie’s dear friend Pepper.  We are psychologically braced for snow.  We stopped at a little

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Field Museum and Art Institute, Chicago – 3/20/2015

March 20, 2015 (Friday) Cold this morning, in the low 40’s, but we were up and out of our home by 8:30 AM. First thing we did was drive around the little town of Norway. Our friends, and other full

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Iowa City, Iowa; Herbert Hoover Library – 3/18/2015

March 18, 2015 (Wednesday) No Chicago today. Today was a trip to Iowa City, Iowa, a little over 150 miles away. We went to see Michael’s sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Ruth and Richard. Ruth was Michael’s first wife’s sister, and Richard

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See It All! Chicago, Illinois – 3/17/2015

March 17, 2015 (Tuesday) Happy St. Patrick’s Day. Michael and I got up, had breakfast, and got out of our home by 8:45 AM. We were hoping to get into Chicago early to get the discount on parking they offer

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Chicago; Frank Lloyd Wright – 3/16/2015

March 16, 2015 (Monday) What a fun day. Not only was the sun shining, but it was a gloriously warm day (around 70 degrees) when we got into Chicago. The drive into Chicago is about 60 miles and took a

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St. Louis to Fox River, IL – 3/14/2015 and 3/15/2015

March 14, 2015 (Saturday) March 15, 2015 Pretty much a lazy day for us. Weather is holding, in the 50’s and no rain. We slept in (me more than Michael), had our usual breakfast (coffee and cereal) and just lazed

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St Louis, Missouri; St Patrick’s Day Parade – 3/14/2016

March 14, 2015 (Saturday) Slept pretty good, even though the hotel was full of kids running up and down the hall (volleyball I think). Around midnight they seemed to settle down a bit and we were able to sleep better.

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John Denver Tribute, Shanghai Acrobats; Branson, MO – 3/12/2015

March 12, 2015 (Thursday) Usual morning – coffee, cereal, computer. We left around 9:30 AM to go to the Little Opry Theatre to see “A Tribute to John Denver” that started at 10:00 AM. We were told (on Sunday when

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Branson, Missouri – 3/11/2015

March 11, 2015 (Wednesday) Usual morning – coffee, cereal, computers. Michael stayed home to work on the computer (trying to catch up), and I went out. I went to Dick’s 5 & 10 in downtown Branson, which is a fun

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Branson, Missouri; Spinnaker presentation – 3/10/2015

March 10, 2015 (Tuesday) Today was the timeshare presentation we had signed up for when we checked into the Spinnaker resort. We left to be at the welcome center at 9:00 AM (about half a mile away).   Once at

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Branson , Missouri – 3/9/2015

March 9, 2015 (Monday) Uncle Claude and Aunt Gail left.  Sure hated to see them leave but had fun with them.  They actually stayed over one more night than they had originally planned on staying so we were glad for

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Branson, Missouri; Marty Robbins Tribute – 3/8/2015

March 8, 2015 (Sunday) Slept really well. Woke up and visited with Aunt Gail and Uncle Claude for a little bit then we headed to Cracker Barrel for breakfast/lunch. Michael got the Sunday chicken special we all love so much.

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Grand Lake, Oklahoma to Branson, Missouri – 3/7/2015

March 7, 2015 (Saturday) Moving day. Excited though because Uncle Claude and Aunt Gail said they were up to joining us in Branson. They both love Branson and I made sure (when we made our reservations) we had a place

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Grand Lake, Oklahoma – 3/6/2015

March 6, 2015 (Friday) Happy Birthday Brother Jim. Another lazy day where I didn’t even get dressed. Michael ventured out for a walk and took some pictures. I stayed inside (warm and toasty), did laundry and nothing much else.  

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Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville, Arkansas – 3/5/2015

  March 5, 2015 (Thursday) Had to get up a little early as Uncle Claude and Aunt Gail both have doctor’s appointments and we wanted to go with them as the roads were still a little slick. When we got

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Fort Smith, Arkansas – 3/4/2015

March 4, 2015 (Wednesday) We got up and visited for a little bit then Uncle Claude and Aunt Gail took us to Lucy’s Diner in Fort Smith for breakfast. It’s a local’s place and quite good. They give you lots

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Grand Lake to Muldrow, Oklahoma – 3/3/2015

March 3, 2015 (Tuesday) Finally a break in the weather and we headed to Muldrow to visit with Uncle Claude and Aunt Gail. Uncle Claude, even though he wasn’t feeling all that well, had made a wonderful dinner of roast

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Grand Lake, Oklahoma – 3/2/2015

Mike here.  Got a call from Aunt Gail, she is very worried about Uncle Claude and recommends we come see him pretty soon.  That scared us and we made plans to leave as soon as the roads looked reasonably clear.

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Grand Lake, Oklahoma – 3/1/2015

March 1, 2015 (Sunday) Mike here.  Jet lag city.  Edie is hip deep in laundry.  She is washing everything.  We are lounging.  I went out on a food run.  Snowy around here.   Went to a Dollar General on the

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