One of highlights of our trip to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan was visiting Oswald’s Bear Ranch. The Oswald’s have been rescuing these animals for decades and it was wonderful to see how well they were treated. We were able to play with and feed a bear cub and she was noticeably clean and healthy (and happy). The keepers, mostly family, truly care about these bears as was clear by the way they treated them and loved on them.
It was also reasonably priced. Twenty dollars per carload and $3.00 for a small bag of apples which some of the bears would sit up for..
This was our second visit to a Ripley’s Aquarium, this one was in Gatlinburg and worth the $25 just to go through the glass tunnels.
Last weekend my wife and I headed out for a short weekend getaway to Rome, Georgia. As we left the house the thought that we would end up attending a Bull Riding event was not anywhere in our universe. Growing up in Texas I have been to many rodeos, however my wife had never seen anything like this….