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Death’s Door Distillery Tour

A few years ago I encountered an unfamiliar bottle of gin at my local NYC liquor store. It was called Death’s Door and upon closer inspection I saw that it was produced in my family’s home state of Wisconsin. It gets … Continue reading

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On Washington Island, Wisconsin

Washington Island lies northeast of the Door Peninsula in Wisconsin just beyond the infamous Death’s Door strait connecting Lake Michigan and Green Bay. It’s only accessible by ferry or plane and any planes need to be ready to land on … Continue reading

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Another Detour

“Now THIS is happening …” is one of my all time favorite movie lines. Jack Black’s character says it in “Anchorman” right before he drop kicks a dog off a bridge. It sounds terrible but the whole scene and subsequent … Continue reading

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Loaded

This past week we had a really great stay in Wisconsin while we enjoyed a family reunion. We got to see Kate’s family who came in from New York, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, Minnesota and, of course, Wisconsin. We showed them … Continue reading

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National Mustard Museum

Today we visited the National Mustard Museum in Middleton, WI. They have over 5,000 jars of prepared mustard from around the world on display. They also let you taste from over 500 varieties. We were offered free soft pretzels because … Continue reading

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Adorable baby goats

Endres Manufacturing in Waunakee, WI has Bavarian-themed company grounds to honor the family’s German heritage. They also really like goats. We went to see the new babies and watched them frolic and fall as they tested out their legs.

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Dr. Evermor’s Forevertron

Just because we don’t have the RV yet doesn’t mean we can’t start our adventure. Yesterday we had a great day in Wisconsin and visited Dr. Evermor’s Art Park. This amazing sculpture park is about 10 miles south of Baraboo. … Continue reading

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The waiting game

We landed in WI three days ago and spent those days sorting through the boxes we shipped out and finishing up the paperwork for the RV loan. Now we wait a few days for the bank to work out the … Continue reading

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