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 Our wedding 2/14/2000

St Thomas, V.I.

 

Maxie fishing on  Devil Track River

Our life together started July 25, 1998 at friends' cookout.  Max introduced himself to my friends and me. They all laughed, he said "What's so funny? " My friend pointed at me and said, "Her dog's name is Max."    I thought poor guy.  He said to me, "Great name."  I loved his sense of humor and that smile!  So, the rest is history.  

The decision to buy a B&B was a mutual "always wanted to do" for both of us. The move to the North Shore of Lake Superior was a life long dream of Max's.  He had been coming to the North Shore his whole life with his family.  He had taken me to Split Rock for a camping trip in 1999.  On one of the rainy days we drove to Grand Marais.   Darling town and the scenery.  I was hooked!  We lived in St. Paul, Minnesota at the time.  Our home was in the Macalester/Groveland neighborhood.  We had just finished updating the house, so it was a hard decision to sell.   But, we really wanted to be on the North Shore.  And we really wanted to build on the lake, but the expense was too much for us.   We were talking on the phone at work one day and found a website with B&Bs for sale all over the USA.  We found 2 for sale in Grand Marais. We were so excited!  We came up, looked and bought July 3, 2000.    We moved September 1, 2000.  Our life together and B&B are a dream come true. We are celebrating our "12th year!                                                                                 

We enjoy staying active. We love to run along with other activities: cross country ski, snow shoe, hike, bike, canoe, camp, and taking long walks.  We ran Gary Bjorkland 1/2 marathon in 2004.  We finished!  Max plays tennis and is a member of the tennis association in Cook County.  Both of us enjoy the arts.  Sherri enjoys a variety of artistic expression: stain glass, macramé, watercolor, beading, and drawing.  Max has played violin professionally for 35 years. Trained classically, he first love is jazz.  He plays blues, rock, or standards. He is available for events, as a solo, duet, trio, or quartet artist.  He performs at many weddings in Lutsen, Blue Fin Bay and along the North Shore of Lake Superior.

Max has 4 children and Sherri has 1 son. Our children range in age from 34 to 29. All live in Minneapolis/St. Paul area of Minnesota. Our blended family has expanded. Max's oldest daughter has 3 children.                                                                                                                              

Our golden, Maxie,  passed away in 2006. We weren't going to get another pet........well, we now have two cats, Macy and Emma.    

We feel blessed to have found each other. To have this wonderful life and home. We have both always loved to cook and entertain. So, it just seems natural to have a lot of guests sharing our home with us.  We hope you'll visit us soon!

Max & Sherri Bichel

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