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May 31, 2011 - Grafton, IL

Wow, another great stop on our summer trip. We are staying at the Pere Marquette Stage Park that is located on the Mississippi River. Finally we have made our way to the great River Road. A lot of flooding is still seen in the area, but things are getting back to normal. We have had a great time here. One day we went golfing, another to the Humming Bird Festival, Many stops at wineries along the River. I scared us both when I fell while we were playing Pickle Ball. We both thought that I had broken my wrist so it was off to the emergency...

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Sep 20, 2006 - Illinois River

9/5-10 Chicago to Ottawa, ILL After beating Hank at Golf, we headed out down thru downtown Chicago under several dozen bridges. Check out the pics - this was worth the extra effort to do. We must have taken 50 pics over 20 miles. Traveled thru some very industrial areas to Joliet where we stayed on a free wall called Bicentenial Park. A great spot. Hank came down to visit on his motorcycle & we continued our argument of Harley's versus Honda (I like Harleys, a real man's bike). We were worried about the locks and barges, & all that came...

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