Friday, March 4, 2022

I slept 4.7 hours, checked in to 12 places, took 31 photos, wrote 4 microblogs, and walked 4.21 miles. I was in Iowa and Minnesota.

4:16 am

Woke up after sleeping 4.7 hours

6:41 am

Feels like Christmas morning

7:58 am

Checked in at QuikTrip, Des Moines, Iowa

8:03 am

First time doing this

8:26 am

Kari's ass: smacked. Cold pizza: snacked. Jeep: packed. Dewski: cracked. Heading north.
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9:35 am

I can’t think of a place that I’d rather be

9:59 am

Checked in at Trail's Travel Center, Albert Lea, Minnesota

11:25 am

Checked in at Best Western Plus New Ulm, New Ulm, Minnesota

11:36 am

Checked in at Lamplighter Bar & Grill, New Ulm, Minnesota

11:46 am

Checked in at Veigel's Kaiserhoff, New Ulm, Minnesota

11:58 am

These dudes have been meeting up to get lunch here for years. This is my first time making it.

12:12 pm

Lunch at the Kaiserhoff. The Sauerkraut was ridic.

12:27 pm

Jukebox time

12:38 pm

Hauey

12:40 pm

Who drinks a brandy old fashioned at lunch? Us, apparently.

12:43 pm

Veigel's Kaiserhoff Old Fashioned

12:49 pm

Chuck is feelin it

1:36 pm

Chuck orders a Grasshopper

2:02 pm

Being "helpful"

2:03 pm

Chuck lays it on Jill

2:18 pm

Checked in at Hyvee, New Ulm, Minnesota

2:33 pm

Checked in at Best Western Plus New Ulm, New Ulm, Minnesota

2:46 pm

Josh and I are doing water taste tests between the hotel taps and nalgenes of water that we brought from our home towns.
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4:10 pm

These folks came to the hot tub prepared, haha

4:42 pm

Friday afternoon hot tubbin

4:52 pm

β€œWhat the fuck is wrong you guys?” - the person next to me and Josh in the hot tub
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5:39 pm

Checked in at Smiley's Bar, New Ulm, Minnesota

5:53 pm

A selfie with Bock Fest friends

6:39 pm

Blake and I destroyed shirts vs skins foosball

6:39 pm

Team Shirts

6:41 pm

Blake moves to team skins

6:46 pm

What's this?

7:21 pm

Checked in at Best Western Plus New Ulm, New Ulm, Minnesota

7:46 pm

Cuddle buds

7:50 pm

Hey Chuck

8:10 pm

Josh lays down the law

8:10 pm

Jeff has a response

8:10 pm

The rebuttal

9:06 pm

In which Josh inserts his arms into the bottom side of a napping man's pants.

9:19 pm

Party on the goat!

9:19 pm

Lamplighter dance party

9:21 pm

Checked in at Lamplighter Bar & Grill, New Ulm, Minnesota

9:24 pm

The GTO party accessory

9:33 pm

Checked in at Mowans Bar, New Ulm, Minnesota

10:05 pm

Checked in at Rodney's Tavern, New Ulm, Minnesota

10:30 pm

Come on up, buddy

10:33 pm

Upstairs

11:29 pm

These balloons turned everyone into playful children. It was kind of awesome.