George’s sister Laurie and her husband, John live on a lake near Wilmot, South Dakota. It is really out in nature with not a lot of people. On our travels from Wisconsin we were able to stop and see them. This was the first time visiting them at their beautiful home they had built and they have lived there six years! This is one of the excellent reasons to have a motor home, it takes us to family we love and that fills us with happiness.
Laurie and John had a place out front for us to park our RV and car. We stayed in our motor home while we were there. I told Laurie we were neighbors while we there, awesome. And we essentially were and that’s a another good reason to travel in your home.
The first morning I woke up and looked out my bedroom window to see three wild turkeys walking past eating seeds out of the grass, not having a clue I was watching them. Later when Laurie took us on a walk we saw two fawns just jumping and moving through the tall grass in a playful manner. There were butterflies everywhere you went, I couldn’t believe it! It was a real paradise in the middle of nowhere.
Ruby, John and Laurie’s dog, is a short haired pointer and while we were picking apples from there apples trees in the backyard, we all saw Ruby stand completely still with her tail straight out. John said she found a gopher. Ruby is a good girl. First time I have seen a dog point like that before.
John had caught some perch earlier in the week, so they prepared us a delicious fish dinner with all the fresh produce they had harvested from their garden. I said they were almost doing subsistence living.
Not only did we get two nights of free parking but Laurie and John sent us off with: apples, cucumbers, onions, corn on the cob, tomatoes, green beans, pasta salad with basil that John grew and tomatoes from the garden, bacon, fish, home-made chocolate chip cookies, upside down rhubarb cake and zucchini bread.
Wow, Laurie and John you know how to treat your guests. It was a five star experience. Thank you both and we love you!