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         The life and times of Mark and Paula Persons
 
              1925 stories and counting from
Brainerd, MN, USA 
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Pavek Museum
Gilbert lake Association

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Just click on the links below to find out what we have been up to.  Sometimes we even surprise ourselves! 

         May 31, 2018:   Harry Potter World
         May 31, 2018:   Bletchley Park
         May 30, 2018:   Maidenhead England
         May 29, 2018:   Taking to the Sky
         May 28, 2018:   Memorial Day in Brainerd
         May 27, 2018:   Memorial Day at Camp Ripley
         May 25, 2018:   Preparing for Memorial Day
         May 18, 2018:   Antique Radio Show
         May 12, 2018:   Fishing Opener in Minnesota
           May 7, 2018:   Brainerd and Bowling
           May 6, 2018:   Trap and Skeet Shooting
           May 5, 2018:   Duluth, Minnesota
           May 4, 2018:   Duluth, Minnesota
           May 4, 2018:   Gannucci's Market
           May 3, 2018:   Tree Cutting at Northland Arb
        April 30, 2018:   Spring and Lake Ice Out
        April 18, 2018:   Fur Trade of the 19th Century
        April 15, 2018:   40th Wedding Anniversary
        April 12, 2018:   Mark's 71st Birthday
          April 9, 2018:   Bataan Death March Remembered
          April 5, 2018:   Spring Melting
          April 1, 2018:   CPS to Hz Conversion
      March 31, 2018:   More Snow
      March 26, 2018:  Snow
      March 25, 2018:   Diving Below the Ice
      March 19, 2018:   Deer in the Yard
      March 17, 2018:   Wedding for Kim and Dave
      March 17, 2018:   St. Patrick's Day
      March 15, 2018:   Corned Beef and Cabbage
        March 5, 2018:   Snow and More Snow
        March 4, 2018:   On Gilbert Lake
        March 3, 2018:   Snow Kiting on Mille Lacs
        March 3, 2018:   Polar Bear Plunge
  February 25, 2018:   Winter Weather
  February 24, 2018:   Ice Castle
  February 24, 2018:   Stillwater Minnesota
  February 23, 2018:   Twin Cities Trip
  February 14, 2018:   Valentines Day
    February 8, 2018:   Walking Gilbert Lake
    February 6, 2018:   Discover SCUBA
    February 5, 2018:   Swans at Monticello
    February 2, 2018:   Ground Hog Day
    February 1, 2018:   High Falls near Grand Portage
    January 31, 2018:   North Shore Lake Superior
    January 30, 2018:   Grand Marais, Minnesota
    January 29, 2018:   Lake Superior Ice
    January 27, 2018:   Fishing Extravaganza
    January 25, 2018:   Cross-Country Skiing
    January 25, 2018:   Hoar Frost
    January 17, 2018:   Chili Olympics
    January 14, 2018:   A Winter Bike
    January 13, 2018:   Cold Weather, Warm Friends
    January 11, 2018:   Snow and More Snow
    January 10, 2018:   Downtown Brainerd
      January 7, 2018:   Rotary Park
      January 5, 2018:   Escape Room
      January 3, 2018:   Winter Activities
      January 1, 2018:   New Year Deer


 December 31, 2017:   Ring in the New Year
 December 29, 2017:   Gold Watch Time
 December 25, 2017:   Christmas Day
 December 24, 2017:   Christmas Eve Day
 December 23, 2017:   Fishing and Morey's
 December 21, 2017:   Shortest Day, Longest Night
 December 20, 2017:  Snow and More Snow
 December 16, 2017:   
Winter and Magic
 December 14, 2017:  Bald Eagle Spotted
 December 10, 2017:  Crow Wing State Park
   December 9, 2017:  Santa Visit
   December 8, 2017:  Robotics Club Dinner
   December 6, 2017:  Christmas Letter
   December 4, 2017:  Winter is Coming?
   December 2, 2017:  Bell Ringing and a Supermoon
   December 1, 2017:  Air Corps Aviation
 November 26, 2017:  Now What is Paula Up To?
 November 24, 2017:  Nisswa, City of Lights
 November 24, 2017:  Fish House Parade
 November 23, 2017:  Thanksgiving Day
 November 19, 2017:  The Holiday Season is here
 November 12, 2017:  Legacy Chorale Concert
 November 11, 2017:  All Veterans Memorial Dedicated
 November 10, 2017:  Veterans Day at Brainerd High
 November 10, 2017:  Veterans Day at Riverside School
   November 9, 2017:  Ghosts of War Presentation
   November 9, 2017:  Lake Dock taken in for the Winter
   November 8, 2017:  All Veterans Memorial Project
   November 7, 2017:  Speech on SCUBA by Paula
   November 5, 2017:  TIME The Semi-Annual Clock Change
     October 31, 2017:  Halloween
     October 30, 2017:  Fall Wood Splitting
     October 28, 2017:  Underwater Pumpkin Carving
     October 27, 2017:  Snow on the Pumpkins
     October 25, 2017:  Canada Goose Gather
     October 23, 2017:  Habitat for Humanity
     October 21, 2017:  Oktoberfest at Ruttgers
     October 21, 2017:  Northland Arb Haunted Trail
     October 20, 2017:  Preparing for Haunted Trail
     October 19, 2017:  Everett Smithson Band
     October 17, 2017:  Chimney Sweeping
     October 15, 2017:  Fall Leaves and Fall Color
       October 9, 2017:  A Visit to the Leinie Lodge
       October 8, 2017:  Fall Colors
       October 7, 2017:  World Wide Photo Walk
       October 4, 2017:  The Minnow Headed to Dry Dock
September 30, 2017:  A Wedding in the Family
September 30, 2017:  UH-60 Black Hawk Flight
September 27, 2017:  First Signs of Fall
September 24, 2017:  Street Festival in St. Joseph, MN
September 19, 2017:  A Tour of Fagen Fighters
September 17, 2017:  Daughters of the American Revolution
September 17, 2017:  Open House at Camp Ripley
September 15, 2017:  Pavek Museum
September 13, 2017:  Milford Mine Memorial Park
September 9, 2017:  Bataan Memorial March
September 8, 2017:  King's Feast
September 4, 2017:  Deep Diver Paula Treasure Hunting
September 2, 2017:  Gilbert Lake
     August 29, 2017:  Military Appreciation Day at the Fair
     August 28, 2017:  Minnesota State Fair
     August 27, 2017:  Vikings Game
     August 23, 2017:  Flowers by the DAR
     August 21, 2017:  Eclipse of the Sun
     August 14, 2017:  Fishing at Canadian Border
     August 10, 2017:  Tour a WWII Submarine
     August 10, 2017:  Crossing Lake Michigan
       August 9, 2017:  Holland, Michigan
       August 8, 2017:  Greenfield Village
       August 8, 2017:  Henry Ford Museum
       August 7, 2017:  Visiting a Wool Factory
       August 6, 2017:  Frankenmuth, MI
       August 5, 2017:  Dinner and Fireworks
       August 5, 2017:  Grand Hotel at Mackinac
       August 5, 2017:  Fort Mackinac
       August 5, 2017:  Mackinac Island
       August 5, 2017:   The Mackinac Ferry
       August 4, 2017:  The Soo Locks
       August 4, 2017:    Lighthouses on the Great Lakes
       August 4, 2017:    Mackinac Bridge and Historic Fort
       August 3, 2017:    Headed to St. Ignace
       August 2, 2017:    Marquette, Michigan
       August 1, 2017:    Crow Wing County Fair
         July 31, 2017:    Gilbert Lake and Privy Digging
         July 23, 2017:    Garrison Days
         July 21, 2017:    Relay for Life
         July 19, 2017:    Loons and Muskrats
         July 17, 2017:    Summer Softball in Brainerd
         July 16, 2017:    Water Skiing at Lum Park
         July 16, 2017:    Wings of the North Air Show
         July 11, 2017:    Gilbert Lake
           July 7, 2017:    Wounded warrior Softball
           July 6, 2017:    Music in the Park
           July 5, 2017:    Deep Diver Paula is at it Again
           July 4, 2017:    Fireworks in Brainerd
           July 4, 2017:    Parade in Brainerd
           July 4, 2017:    Family 4th of July
           July 2, 2017:    Arts in the Park
        June 30, 2017:    Vintage Car Show
        June 29, 2017:    SCUBA Diving at Crosby
        June 27, 2017:    Marimar Ramirez
        June 26, 2017:    Grandview Lodge
        June 24, 2017:  Boat Show at Bar Harbor
        June 23, 2017:  The Waters Near Gilbert Lodge
        June 22, 2017:  Mystery Diners
        June 17, 2017:  Crosslake Boat Show
        June 15, 2017:  Tree Work at the Lodge
        June 15, 2017:  Ford Car Gathering
        June 14, 2017:  Flag Day
        June 11, 2017:  Mill City Museum
        June 10, 2017:  Stone Arch Bridge in the Twin Cities
        June 10, 2017:  Chalkfest at Arbor Lakes
          June 6, 2017:  Duluth, Minnesota
          June 4, 2017:  Unusual Cars
          June 3, 2017:  Edina Art Fair
 


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Gilbert Lodge, viewed from the lakeside, is a Prairie Style facility inspired by the works of Architect Frank Lloyd Wright.  Prairie has long horizontal lines and beautiful woodwork on the interior.  Gilbert Lodge is on the south side of Gilbert Lake, which is on the north side of Brainerd, MN.  Office on the ground floor with living and guest quarters on on the upper level.  A screened Minnesota Room is on the right.  The office is in the center, below the Great Room

We are a member of the Gilbert Lake Association

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