re: drinking in small town bars

we went to the bowling alley and victory lane (the bar next to the prairie river marsh)

ellen’s parents- since the kids live in milwaukee, chicago, and a mill town down south – have moved into my grandparents’ old house on riverside avenue in merrill, wi. large white pines grow on the steep sloped embankment (70% grade? it was too dark to tell, i’m assuming based on canoeing trips past it) that leads to the wisconsin river, not 2 or 3 km from the damn. the red house paint, the bricks in place for the growing of plants near the front door…. i only knew it from pictures, but i recognized it. my grandma sold it after my grandfather died, which was right before i was born.

ellen has a blind dog and charming siblings.

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