During our travels we talk to a lot of people and read a lot of signs.
Here are some of the more notable quotations and phrases that we thought should be shared.
They may not be famous quotes yet, but they’re so good they really should be famous.
|"I don’t know about you, but I’m not sweet enough to melt."||— Steve (referring to the rain that had just begun), fellow camper at Skip-a-Way RV Park, Clermont, Iowa, October 7, 2007|
|"The only guarantee in life is the past — and there’s not much you can do with that guarantee."||— Steve, fellow camper at Skip-a-Way RV Park, Clermont, Iowa, October 7, 2007|
|"BEWARE – my dog can’t control his licker."||— Quote on a license plate frame on a car waiting at a traffic light on the corner of county road 23 & county road 42, Apple Valley, Minnesota, October 4, 2007|
|"The more challenging the climb, the more rewarding the view."||— Quote on a poster entitled "The Caribou Story" in the Caribou Coffee shop, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 3, 2007|
|"Children left unattended will be given an espresso and a puppy."||— Quote on a sign at Seaquist Orchards Farm Market, Sister Bay, Wisconsin, September 23, 2007|
|"Anyone who tells you that they haven’t had any problems with their RV is lying."||— Charles, fellow camper at the Fox Hill RV Park & Campground, Baraboo, Wisconsin, September 17, 2007|
|"Today, the road ends here."||— Carol, fellow camper at the Lakeshore RV Park Campground, on the shore of Lake Michigan, St. Ignace, Michigan, August 9, 2007|
|"Eat indigenously!"||— Carol, fellow camper at the Lakeshore RV Park Campground, on the shore of Lake Michigan, St. Ignace, Michigan, August 9, 2007|
|"Everyday is a feast for the eyes — if we only know where to look."||
— anonymous woman on the shore of Lake Ontario, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 30, 2007
|"When I wake up in the morning and don’t find my name in the paper — then it’s a good day to go on the river."||— anonymous man (referring to the obituaries in the daily paper) while preparing his boat for a day on the St. John’s River near St. Augustine, Florida, February 22, 2004|