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... the road. Traffic was terrible p, so it took an hour to get back, and then we pretty much made our way out of the city and onwards west. We drove until about 8ish and then we stopped at a KOA in a small place called Lena. It was a beautiful little caravan park, with a pool and slide, an awesome playground for Kaya, even with a jumping pillow! :) we pretty much had dinner and ...
... we headed back into town. The next surprise for Alex was I booked us a room at a hotel right on the waterfront of the Mississippi that also included an indoor water park. We splashed, slid and soaked for an hour and a half, before getting a much-needed dinner.
It has been a great day by any measure, but made all the more spectacular in light of the day before. The hug that Alex gave me as we walked off the field after playing catch said it all.
After regaling the baby boomers around the breakfast table with tales of Tasmania over our chocolate cake and eggs benedict we headed towards the Effigy Mounds national monument. Travelling through the country back roads we encountered a couple of Amish carts. Just like the Great River Road we're following is known as a scenic byway, it turns out the road we were inadvertently on was signposted as an 'Amish Byway'. The effigy mounds are large mounds of earth ...
... in their inscription cost. These people gave up their "Labor Day" holiday to spend it sitting and learning from the Word of God! He did a fantastic job!
We flew to Chicago on Friday (May 2) and spent Saturday morning and early afternoon with our oldest son, Daniel, his wife, Abby, and their two children before driving home.
Thank you all for your prayers for us as we travel encouraging people to study God's Word using the Emmaus Bible Courses!
Rode down to start the trans Wisconsin adventure trail just outside Dubuque Iowa. When I left the house it was 37 degrees. Overall temp was 50-55 the rest of the day. We found some fun twisties after miles and miles of corn fields. Made a few stops for rest, gas and food and ...
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