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Cedar, Leelanau County, Michigan (near Traverse City), United States
I am a 76 year old (born 7/4/1937) retired Public Radio Engineer from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. Happily married to the love of my life, Teddy (nee Teddy Schlueter). Teddy is a retired Medical Records Clerk from Theda Clark Hospital in Neenah, Wisconsin. Two children, Michael and Lon. Lon passed away in 1994. Michael is married to his wonderful wife, Toni and lives in Appleton, Wisconsin. For photos click on link below or visit our photo site http://www.flickr.com/photos/igboo NOTE: Click on photos for full-size images.

Sunday, March 01, 2009

Potato salad and more!

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Sometimes some of the best times are those events that happen spontaneously with no advance planning. Such was the case early this evening. One of the RV campers here in the park left this morning so suddenly there was an empty RV site on our end of the park directly across from our trailer. Someone suggested that we should have a cookout on the empty pad and before long several of our friends were preparing snacks and drinks, bringing chairs and setting up a grill for burgers. Two of us expropriated a large round table from the clubhouse, rolled it over to the site and set it up for a serving table. Beginning around four o’clock we started in on the snacks and drinks followed by cheeseburgers with all the works including sliced tomatoes, two kinds of beans, pasta salad and Carol Babcock made some of the best potato salad that I have ever eaten. My willpower completely failed me, as I couldn’t resist going back for seconds of that.
And just about then Don Dingman started dishing out bowls of ice cream, which we topped with an assortment of goodies such as nuts, pineapple, banana chunks, crumbled brownies, and chocolate and caramel syrup.
What a wonderful time we had, even if it was a diet buster. It was one of those days that you hate to see end.
Finally as if to punctuate the evening we witnessed this glorious sunset


Lilli & Nevada said...

Well the joys of being Rver's i wish we were among you. Beautiful sunset. Looks like everyone had a great time

Frank Baker said...

What a great day! You RVers really know how to live.

Winifred said...

Looks like you had a great time at that feast with a priceless sunset to finsih with.

Aimeslee said...

Dear Larry and Teddy,

Thanks for following my Paper Paisleys blog! I have become a follower of yours, too, now. What an awesome adventure you are having. You are my first RV couple. Happy trails and if you are ever near Houston, let me know. :-)))


bennie and patsy said...

Hi Larry and Teddy I have been following your blog through Frank and Cloody. Glad to have you as a follower.
Patsy and (The Bennie) that is what Frank calls him.