Wednesday morning bright and early (7:45 is bright and early enough for us) we set out from home in SE Minnesota for the Hutton family reunion near
I am famous for taking pictures out the car window and have been doing so for years. I’ve taken great shots of Lake Superior and the harbor in
Talk about flat! We were in the middle of
We spent the first night in
Not far from the Dairy Queen we stumbled onto a thrift store with this oh-so-cute typewriter. That DQ really need lessons on how to make a good blizzard. There is a gal in Winona MN that I named the Blizzard Queen a couple years ago. She really knew her stuff. And a few weeks ago we discovered the Blizzard Princess in Stewartville, MN. Either one of these gals could teach the Jamestown people a whole lot about making a good blizzard.
Day two showed us acres of sunflowers outside of
Oil derricks. Reminds me of our trip to
I had to ask someone what all this white stuff was. These apparently are inland salt water lakes. I was so enthralled with the huge ones and the mountainous piles of salt at the place where they do whatever it is they do with this salt, that I forgot to take pictures. These little lakes are all I have. Notice the bug remains on the windshield.
We stayed in
On the road again the next morning (Friday) which was the day we were scheduled to arrive at the resort for the Hutton reunion. Came across an oil tanker that had rolled at an intersection and burned. There were cops and fire trucks and another oil truck that would pump out the one that tipped over. I shot one quick pic out the window as we drove through the intersection. That's the underside of the truck that rolled.
Finally, about 3 p.m. we made it to the beautiful Cypress Hills Resort Inn located in
We spent Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday with extended family on the Hutton side. We had people from Alaska, Massachusetts, Colorado, Washington, Minnesota, Montana, Arizona, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and maybe some more that I missed. The reunion officially is over on Monday.
We left the reunion this afternoon (Sunday) for Cut Bank,