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Today, I set off on a trip that I last took nearly a quarter century ago. Robert Johnson and Charley Patton on the CD player to set the mood as I begin the 14 hour drive down U.S. Highway 61 to the Delta. This time it's a solo mission, no van full of college students headed off to fulfill their multi-cultural experience for their teachers’ education program and no huge U-Haul trucks loaded down ...
... long course.
So I would need to make at least $5,000 over the next 90 days...Ready....Set...Go!
What I would need:
Two jobs: Two part-time jobs that could total at least 60 hours a week.
(Knowing I was leaving within a few months, I didn't think that applying for full-time office jobs would be the right way to go, despite the potential higher wages. Plus this town is mostly full of part-time jobs anyways.)
If I worked ...
... our tour of the area on our way back to Apple River. Once back home, we just enjoyed good conversation then headed out to Apple Canyon Lake for dinner.
Christina will love this. She knows how organized I am for directions and have a spreed sheet of every stop and gas station. Well folks, not tomorrow. Bill suggested we try a different route to Minneapolis so it should be interesting and fun to try a more adventurous route. Stay tuned tomorrow.
... River, IL, a small town of 425 mid-west folk and home to Bill and Linda James.
The James live in the RV Resort we stay in while in Florida during the winter. We parked the coach in their driveway and even get to use their electric. After catching up on the news of the day, we take a walk around their array of buildings. Bill has a collection of old or antique cars he has restored. You will see several pictures of a 1911 ...
... chilled all night not doing much! :) Tomorrow looks like we'll spend the day driving through the country side. We're trying to knock out a lot of driving this first week though corn country and then spend more time when the scenery gets becomes something a bit more interesting then the endless corn fields. Goodnight from Lena! Xo (Pics to come, as I don't have any on the iPad!) ...