Sunday, May 15, 2011
Monroe, Wisconsin May 13- May 16
May 13 - Vicki, Bob, Rich, Dee, Dean and I left the State of Indiana early morning and arrived at the Moose Lodge in Monroe, Wisconsin for a few days. We parked our RV's in the parking lot of the Monroe Moose Club and enjoyed a fish dinner and a game of domino's in the lodge! Tomorrow our president and his wife will arrive after their unfortunate accident. We will all be together again and ready to go north!
May 14- We spent a fun day in in the historic city of Monroe...enjoyed goodies from the local farmers market in town, visited a cheese factory ...bought lots of cheese for Alaska ...and toured the second oldest beer brewery in US! We had a superb reunion with Mira & Rene.....a wine and cheese lunch....a steak dinner in the Moose Lodge and played dominos' in the evening!
May 15- Breakfast was served at the Moose Lodge and then we headed to New Glarus...a Swiss town Est. in 1893...America's "Little Switzerland" an original Swiss settlement! We walked around the town....strolled in the shops...and visited Puempel's Olde Tavern where we threw dollar bills up on the ceiling and sipped a cold beer! We enjoyed dinner at Baumgartner Cheese Store in Monroe. We will be leaving in the morning for Minnesota !