Just on the border we stopped in the Travel Info center to collect maps and see what we might want to do in Wisconsin. They suggested a cheese shop, and this is their sign. We bought some cheese, and the guy in the store sounded just like Garrison Keelers skits of 'cheeseheads'
We got a room at an old Travelodge, Bonnie did her best calling for cheap places, and this one was cheap. It was clean, but not a place to sit around. We drove into downtown Oshkosh and checked the local library- a beautiful place, with good internet servie.
The next moring we headed to the EAA Air Museum. This is a great museum, with lots of interesting planes.
One interesting plane is the BD5. This was a very popular kit about 1970, and a friend of mine was trying to build one. I helped him some, but then he moved away, and I never heard if he finished it. I doubt it, since only a tiny number were ever finished.
We spent about half the day in the museum, then headed over to an art museum that was having a special show of costumes. Bonnie went to see it, Ron hauled out a lawn chair and sat by the car reading a book about the Mackinac Bridge.
About 3:00 we headed west, across Wisconsin and part way into Minnesota. We spent the night in Rochester MN. The next day it was on the road early and covered a lot of miles, into South Dakota. We passed a place on I-90 that showed the mid point of I-90, between Boston and Seattle.
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