The Adventures of Grandma & Grandpa

One big world, 2 bikes, 6 grandchildren many postcards…

Wisconsin’

Goodbye Mississippi

Sunday would be the day we say goodbye to the Mississippi River. It was spitting with rain as we decamped. By the time we were ready to go, the thunder and lightening was getting ever closer, so we just made it to the park shelter in time before the heavens opened. We were sharing the… Read More

Casinos… But no cows!

Wisconsin is the Dairy State of the USA, yet all the farmland we pass is corn and more corn for as far as the eye can see. So where are all the milk and cheese producing cows? Sadly, they don’t get to graze in lush green fields, cooped up in huge grain fed sheds instead.… Read More

What made Milwaukee famous..?

This will not be the last reference to Rod Stewart songs or beer! Our cycle trip this June started from Chicago O’Hare and we were heading across Wisconsin to Minnesota and the Mississippi headwaters. It could not have been a more perfect start. A few miles from our airport motel, we joined the Des Planes… Read More