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         The life and times of Mark and Paula Persons
 
              1725 stories and counting from
Brainerd, MN, USA 
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Just click on the links below to find out what we have been up to.  Sometimes we even surprise ourselves! 

         April 15, 2017:  Easter Sunday
         April 15, 2017:  The Easter Bunny Rides Again
         April 12, 2017:  Mark Turned 70
           April 9, 2017:  Remembering Bataan
           April 7, 2017:  Spring is here
           April 4, 2017:  Northland Arboretum
           April 1, 2017:  Taste-O-Vision
       March 31, 2017:  Dog Rescued from Ice
       March 18, 2017:  Parade in Crosslake
       March 17, 2017:  St. Patrick's Day
       March 15, 2017:  Spring is Coming
        March 11, 2017:  St. Patrick's Parade in Brainerd
         March 4, 2017:  Polar Plunge
         March 3, 2017:  Canadian Geese in Brainerd
   February 26, 2017:  More Snow
   February 11, 2017:  Deer Visited
     February 9, 2017:  Google Pixel Smart Phones
     February 7, 2017:  Snow Outside, Warm Inside
     February 4, 2017:  Antique Snowmobiles
     February 4, 2017:  Buckwheat Pancakes
     February 3, 2017:  75th Anniversary of VOA
     February 2, 2017:  Ground Hog Day
     January 30, 2017:  Unfreezing the Freezer
     January 12, 2017:  Winter Weather
       January 4, 2017:  Sun Dog
       January 1, 2017:  2017 The New Year


  December 31, 2016:  New Years Eve
  December 28, 2016:  Mongo's Grill in St. Cloud
  December 25, 2016:  Christmas Day
  December 24, 2016:  Christmas Eve
  December 22, 2016:  Getting Ready for Christmas
  December 20, 2016:  A Visit to a Planetarium
  December 17, 2016:  Getting Ready for Christmas
  December 12, 2016:  Winter Snow and Warm Inside
  December 11, 2016:  A Concert and Dinner
    December 8, 2016:  Mark was on Internet Television
    December 7, 2016:  DAR and Pearl Harbor Day
    December 7, 2016:  Amateur Radio at Gilbert Lodge
    December 4, 2016:  Flyover America at the Mall of America
    December 4, 2016:  Santa at Bachman's in Minneapolis
    December 3, 2016:  Landmark Center in St. Paul
    December 3, 2016:   Grand Meander in St. Paul
    December 2, 2016:   Columbia Heights Theatre
    December 2, 2016:   Shopping in Minneapolis
    December 1, 2016:   Bentleyville USA
    December 1, 2016:   Duluth, Minnesota
  November 28, 2016:   Winter is Here
  November 27, 2016:   A Visit with Santa
  November 27, 2016:   Christmas Tours in Little Falls
  November 26, 2016:   A Peek at Winter Wonderland
  November 25, 2016:   Decorating for the Holidays
  November 24, 2016:   Thanksgiving with Friends
  November 22, 2016:   A Feast for a Squirrel
  November 19, 2016:   Blue Skies Return
  November 18, 2016:   Let it Snow
  November 15, 2016:   Discover SCUBA
  November 14, 2016:   Sunset and Night in Brainerd
  November 13, 2016:   A Supermoon Shined over Brainerd
  November 13, 2016:   Shining Star at Gilbert Lodge
  November 11, 2016:   Veterans Day
    November 3, 2016:  _Fall Colors
      October 31, 2016:  _Halloween at Gilbert Lodge
      October 30, 2016:  _Preparing for Halloween
      October 29, 2016:  _Underwater pumpkin Carving
       October 23, 2016: Another Job for Deep Diver Paula
       October 22, 2016: Matthies 60th Wedding Anniversary
       October 22, 2016: Oktoberfest at Ruttger's
       October 21, 2016:  _Haunted Trail at Northland Arb
       October 20, 2016:  _Preparing for the Haunted Trail
       October 16, 2016:  _Fall Leaf Color
       October 14, 2016:  _Red Wing Stoneware Company
      October 14, 2016:  _St. James Hotel in Red Wing, Minnesota
      October 13, 2016:  _Fur Trader's Rendezvous
      October 13, 2016:  _Old Man River
      October 10, 2016:  _Canadian Geese Fly South
        October 8, 2016:  _Brainerd Warrior Homecoming Parade
        October 7, 2016:  _Morning Fog and Window Cleaning
        October 6, 2016:  _Voyageur's National Park
        October 6, 2016:  _A Visit to the Port of Ranier, Minnesota
        October 5, 2016:  _Thunderbird Lodge at International Falls, Minnesota
        October 3, 2016:  _End of the Season for the Minnow
        October 1, 2016:  _Wadena, Minnesota
 September 24, 2016:  _Fall is Coming to Brainerd
 September 23, 2016:  _Soudan Mine Tour
 September 22, 2016:  _The Sights of Ely, Minnesota
 September 21, 2016:  _Off to Ely, Minnesota
 September 20, 2016:  _More from Grand Marais, Minnesota
 September 19, 2016:  _Grand Marais, Minnesota
 September 18, 2016:  _Headed up the North Shore
 September 14, 2016:  _Chili Cook-Off in Brainerd
 September 14, 2016:  _Around the Lodge
 September 12, 2016:  _New at Gilbert Lodge
 September 10, 2016:  _Street Rod Car Show
   September 9, 2016:  _Lobster Boil
   September 2, 2016:  _Mille Lacs Lake and an Estate Sale
   September 1, 2016:  _Model T Ford Collector
        August 30, 2016:  _Minnesota State Fair Part Two
        August 29, 2016:  _A Maze at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
        August 28, 2016:  _Minnesota State Fair Part One
        August 28, 2016:  _Munsinger-Clemens Gardens in St. Cloud, MN
        August 27, 2016:  _Gull Lake Classic Boat Show
        August 20, 2016:  _Kaleidoscope Run for Teen Challenge
        August 19, 2016:  _Tall Ships in Duluth, Minnesota
        August 18, 2016:  _Rain and Flooded Roads
        August 16, 2016:  _Lanesboro, Minnesota
        August 14, 2016:  _Civil War Days in Pipestone, MN, Part 2
        August 13, 2016:  _Civil War Days in Pipestone, MN, Part 1
          August 4, 2016:  _Paddle Pushers and Canadian Geese
          August 4, 2016:  _Stormy Weather
          August 3, 2016:  _More from the Crow Wing County Fair
          August 2, 2016:  _Opening day of the Crow Wing County Fair
            July 31, 2016:  _Salute to the American Veteran Music Concert
            July 28, 2016:  _Music in the Park
            July 27, 2016:  _SCUBA Diving at Crosby, Minnesota
           J uly 26, 2016:  _SCUBA Diving in Gilbert Lake for Treasure
           July 24, 2016:  _Gilbert Lake in the Summer
           July 23, 2016:    Lettuce from a Straw-Bail Garden
           July 22, 2016:    Relay for Life
           July 20, 2016:    Country Sampler at Northland Arboretum
           July 18, 2016:    A Birthday and Sunset
           July 17, 2016:    Water Skiers on Rice lake
           July 16, 2016:    National Women's Dive Day
           July 16, 2016:    Air Expo 2016 at Flying Cloud Airport
           July 11, 2016:    Wine and High Water on the Lake
           July 11, 2016:   Virg and the El Dorados
           July 11, 2016:   Rain and More Rain
           July 10, 2016:   Beer Can Chicken
             July 9, 2016:   Dining at The Fort
             July 8, 2016:   Summer is Here
             July 6, 2016:   Fishing on North long Lake
             July 4, 2016:   Fourth of July Fireworks in Brainerd
             July 4, 2016:   Annual Family Picnic at Uncle Jack's Place
             July 3, 2016:   Arts in the Park
             July 1, 2016:   Show and Shine Car Show
          June 29, 2016:   The Old Music Man and Gilbert Lake
          June 24, 2016:   Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
          June 19, 2016:   Discussing Finding Dory
          June 18, 2016:   Wooden Boat Show at Crosslake
          June 16, 2016:   Sights around Minnesota
          June 14, 2016:   Flag Day Ceremonies at the All Veterans Memorial
          June 14, 2016:   Flag Day Ceremonies at Woodland Good Samaritan
          June 11, 2016:   Nisswa-Stamman Music Festival
            June 9, 2016:   Summer at Gilbert Lodge
            June 9, 2016:   Music in the Park
            June 6, 2016:   Deep Diver Paula was a Guest Instructor at Bible School
            June 5, 2016:   Discover Aviation Days Air Show
            June 4, 2016:   Antique Car Show
            June 1, 2016:   Deep Diver Paula
           May 30, 2016:   Memorial Day Ceremonies in Brainerd
           May 29, 2016:   Memorial Day Ceremonies at Camp Ripley
             May 27, 2016:   Preparing for Memorial Day
           May 23, 2016:   Finding Carl Sandburg
           May 22, 2016:   Searching for a Grave in Galesburg, Illinois
           May 21, 2016:   Voice of America and WLW Radio in Bethany, Ohio
           May 20, 2016:   Amateur Radio Hamvention in Dayton, Ohio
           May 19, 2016:   A Visit to the Carillon Brewery
           May 19, 2016:   Wright Brothers Factory in Dayton, Ohio
           May 18, 2016:   Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio
           May 17, 2016:   Neil Armstrong Space Museum in Ohio
           May 16, 2016:   Milan, Ohio, Birthplace of Thomas Edison
           May 14, 2016:   The Irish in Galena, Illinois
           May 14, 2016:   More Watercraft and People on Gilbert lake
             May 7, 2016:   Lunch and a Trip Up the North Shore
             May 7, 2016:   Sunrise over Lake Superior
             May 6, 2016:   Night Life in Duluth, Minnesota
             May 6, 2016:   Train Ride at Duluth, Minnesota
             May 2, 2016:   Spring Flowers
             May 2, 2016:   Bowling for Charity
          April 25, 2016:   Cocoa Wants to Pay Ball
          April 17, 2016:   Legacy Chorale Music Concert
          April 15, 2016:   38th Wedding Anniversary for Mark and Paula
          April 12, 2016:   Mark's 69th Birthday
          April 10, 2016:   A Sherlock Holmes Mystery at the Pavek Museum of Broadcasting
            April 9, 2016:   A Live Radio Play on KAXE Radio
            April 8, 2016:   Spring Snow
            April 3, 2016:   Trap and Skeet Shooting at the Lakeshore Rod and Gun Club
            April 2, 2016:   Mark Twain by Don Shelby
            April 2, 2016:   New Market in Little Falls, Minnesota
            April 1, 2016:   Smell-O-Vision Invented
        March 27, 2016:   Easter at Gilbert Lodge and Ice out at Gilbert Lake
        March 26, 2016:   Easter Egg Hunt at Lum Park
 


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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

Main/Entry Level Floor Plan  Upper Level Floor Plan

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