Thursday, May 28, 2009
Frankenmuth Michigan- May 28
We left the Toledo area this morning and are now parked in Frankenmuth, next to my brother Wayne and his wife Mary Jo. It certainly is a much cooler day than we have experienced in quite some time. We are within walking distance of Bronner's Christmas Store, one of the well-known must see sights in the area. The town is also famous for its 35-bell automatic carillon in the Bavarian Inn's Glockenspiel Tower. The carillon plays selected melodies followed by a presentation of carved wooden figures depicting the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. I have been to this area many times over the years as my parents grew up near the city of Saginaw. I also still have many relatives living around here. It is always good to come back. And tasty German food can always be found in the markets and restaurants in this town. We just found out that the world has another Lohrmann today-- our nephew Martin and Carrie his wife had a baby boy today. Welcome to the world, baby Jonah Martin!