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World’s longest brat and a 12 foot apple pie

We took the short drive to Prescott, WI for Labor Day to partake in festivities surrounding an attempt at a world record bratwurst and the state’s largest apple pie. A makeshift grill was made from cinder blocks forming a long … Continue reading

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Hodag Hunting in Rhinelander, WI

Hodags are mythical creatures said to inhabit the woods around Rhinelander, WI. While vacationing there, we did some hunting. Here’s what we found! There is a Historical Marker sign about Hodags in a local park. This is what it says: … Continue reading

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Sunset Canoe Paddling in Northern Wisconsin

Liz and I are on vacation in Northern Wisconsin for the next week.  Here’s a little taste of what we’re doing to relax and unwind. 

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Travelogue – Maiden Rock Winery and Cidery Medieval Feast and Wassailing of the Trees

Maiden Rock Winery & Cidery in Stockholm, WI holds a ceremony called the Wassailing of the trees to encourage the cider apple trees to produce plenty of fruit in the coming year and to ward off evil spirits.  This year, … Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend Itinerary — UPDATE!

I published this itinerary on Saturday morning of Labor Day weekend, 2011.  We were pretty successful in our pursuits.  Here’s how we did: As a final hurrah to the Summer (hopefully the weather holds out a few more weeks), We … Continue reading

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