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Memorial Day Adventure, brought to you by the Letter B

In celebration of it's being Memorial Day and having a day off, the DDD Divas and I took another adventure.  We've been north and west, so I figured we might as well try going east.  So this time we headed over to Evanston to see what mischief we could find.  I had done a little research in advance, and there was supposed to be some interesting things to do, such as a State Park with a bison herd, and a Motorcycle Rally, and some local dives to try our food luck at.

Upon arriving in Evanston, the first order of business was to find some chow. My friend Elisa had recommended a place called Suds Brothers Brewery, so we stopped off there for some burgers, and some killer french fries.

The place was decorated with 60's and 70's rock n' roll memorabilia, and burlap sacks on the walls.  Very eclectic, and a definite dive.

From there it was off to Bear River State Park, where we indeed found some bison, as well as a couple of elk.  There was also a nice paved walking trail along the river.

As is usually the case when we go on one of our adventures, there is usually some type of shall we say "interesting" transportation choices. And this time was no exception.

We looked all over Evanston but could never find the supposed motorcycle rally.  We saw one lonely biker at the Pilot Truck Stop, but that was it.  However, since this trip was shaping up to be all about the letter B (brewery, burgers, bison), we stopped and bought some bubble gum, and relived our youth by blowing some big old bubbles on our way out of town.

Since Evanston was a bit of a bust, we decided from there to head up to Huntsville and Trappers Loop, and then drive down through Ogden Canyon.  It was a beautiful drive, and we stopped off at The Oaks to have some dessert.  I decided on a combination milkshake made with mint chocolate chip and cookies and cream ice cream. DELISH!

After dessert, it was back to the car to make our way home.  We enjoyed a lovely drive through Ogden and home on Highway 89. A perfect end to a great day.


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