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Terry Spear--USA Today Bestselling Author of Urban Fantasy Romance, Medieval Highland Romances, and Paranormal Young Adult Romance

Monday, October 06, 2014

St Croix/Taylors Falls Riverboat Ride

Bigfoot fishing
Bigfoot fishing
At a restaurant after the trip.
Fireman rescue practice over St Croix
Fireman rescue practice over St Croix
They just happened to be doing a firemen practice, rescuing over the river.
wildflowers at lookout over St Croix
wildflowers at lookout over St Croix
Beautiful fall flowers and fall foliage all over.
Colorful canoeists and fall colors on the St Croix
Colorful canoeists and fall colors on the St Croix
Loved the colorful canoeists that matched the fall colors on the hillside.  In Jaguar Hunt, I mentioned the characters wearing colorful life vests and their colorful kayaks while they were on the rapids in Belize, so this reminded me of it.
A boater and his dogs
A boater and his dogs
Cory, who was the wolf biologist at The International Wolf Center, said he tried to take his 3 big dogs canoeing, but they hadn’t learned to not move around –all to one side of the craft.
Sun reflecting off the water
Sun reflecting off the water
Taylors Falls Queen
Taylors Falls Queen
This looked just like our boat before boarding.
Taylors Falls Princess (640x427)
Taylors Falls Princess–the boat we were on
We were wandering up on the cliffs before boarding.

up on the cliffs  (640x427)
Up on the cliffs, the steps down to the rocks and the boat
Me standing before the river before the boat ride (640x427)
Before the trip
I was wearing 6 layers of clothes here. I stood out on the boat for the nearly 2 hour trip? It was cold, but I had to take pictures. Took some from inside, but too much reflection. It was very cold!
Donna end of trip(427x640)
Donna on the boat at end of trip
Donna, my tour guide and a terrific trooper.
me at end of trip (640x427)
After the trip and before we left the boat
I did wear a hat the whole time I was outside. Very cold!
River St Croix and deer 012 (640x427)
St Croix River and Fall Colors
Tomorrow–A Highland Wolf Christmas releases!!!
Highland Wolf Christmas-300
A Highland Wolf Christmas (Book 15)
(OCT 7, 2014)
It’s going to take a lot of mistletoe…
Guthrie MacNeill, financial advisor for his clan and werewolf pack, is at his wit’s end when the pack leader’s mate hires a gorgeous party planner to bring holiday cheer to the castle. Guthrie’s wildly attracted to Calla, except he can’t reconcile the fact that his job is to save the clan’s money, and hers seems to be to spend it.
To warm this Highlander’s heart
Calla Stewart has never had a more difficult client. The laird and lady of the castle are delightful, but the handsome Highlander holding the purse strings is quite impossible. Since she specializes in holiday magic, Calla hopes she can make the scrooge-like wolf lighten up. Then Guthrie takes on the role of Highland warrior to protect her from an unexpected threat, and the holidays take a turn for the passionate.
Praise for A Highland Werewolf Wedding:
“Sultry, sexy and satisfying.” -Long and Short Reviews
“Will leave readers longing for a Highlander of their own.” -Romance Junkies
Seeing more wolves today! Hopefully the weather will cooperate. Supposed to have a bonfire. :)
Boltz, Luna and Aiden (640x518)
The International Wolf Center
So after having all this fun, what do you think I will do? Set a book here, of course! Have a super great Monday!!!
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diva donna said...

A wonderful Day on the St. Croix River with my Fine Friend. You were so brave to stand outside the whole trip shooting pictures. While I faithfully guarded your bags.

Terry Spear said...

LOL, I had a ball, Donna! Then I wondered where Turners Falls were!