August 22, 2001
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I drove a 2002 Chevy TrailBlazer which was white until I drove through some road construction. Ken and Pat and Charlie, Pat and Kevin drove Caravans.

Read all about Itasca's name and other necessary facts.

OK, the headwaters is smaller than the mouth of the river, so I guess it stands to reason you can wade across it. Kevin took an opportunity to do just that. Wild rice is green and growing on Lake Itasca

Hannah goes for a wade as a watchful Grandma looks on.

Yes, it's scenic here!

After a trip down to Richfield and a long, long wait, we have dinner at Don Pedro's. It's Kay, Pat, Kevin, Duane, Ben and Charlie.