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Aug 8, 2009 - What Happened to Friday?

Okay, I went to bed last night and forgot to post! Sorry! We had a late, leisurely morning on Friday. In the afternoon we rented a canoe and paddled along Clear Lake, here in Kickapoo State Park. We were told there was a pair of swans on the lake but we didn't see them. We have been surprised by the lack of bird around all of these lakes. Last night we enjoyed one of the best catfish dinners we have ever had at the concession cafe here in the park. After supper a three-man guitar band performed inside the cafe. They were excellent...

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Aug 8, 2009 - The Rest of Saturday

We were awake early - would you believe 7:15? We decided we wanted to try to find the pair of swans that we didn't see yesterday. We went back to the concessionaire and rented a paddle boat, not a canoe today. There was quite a bit of breeze. We decided it might be tough paddling back. We started off in the paddleboat and just around the corner there they were. We watched several minutes and they decided to move away. What a treat. We drove into the small town of Oakwood, found the post office and mailed a few items. We returned to the mh,...

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