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Temperature Relief and Update

When I arrived home from the southern Illinois misadventure, the high temperatures continued in Wisconsin with our warmest days of the year.  With our well-shaded home, we rarely use the air-conditioning, but it received its first work-out of the season.   Callie and I took early morning walks (5 a.m. before sunrise) to get our steps in.  Then we both retreated to the basement for most of the rest of the day.   The weather finally turned this week.  Julia was up in Door County with some girlfriends, so I played pickleball every day.  One of the guys I recently got to know at pickleball turned out to be the fraternity roommate of my dormitory roommate.  Small world.  We both like pickleball and good small breweries, so we've gone out for beers a couple of times too.  I had pretty much lost touch with our mutual friend Joe, but Mick has stayed in contact, so it was fun catching up.  Maybe we will all get together someday for a beer. I completed the repair of the Scamp bathroom door a

Upper Peninsula: Downtime on Lake Michigan

Upper Peninsula: Bay du Noc

Upper Peninsula: Menominee

Upper Peninsula: Party Hearty

Upper Peninsula: Kleinke Park Campground

Iowa Lakes Region, Part 2

Iowa Lakes Region

New Trails Nearby

Nebraska: Ponca State Park

Nebraska: Chadron State Park

Colorado: Mount McConnel Trail

Colorado: Mountain Park Campground