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So 5 days until the long drive out west, and I'm finally getting excited about it. Not that I wasn't before, it's just that now that it's almost here, the excitement level is rising. I'm at home for the last time for a while and then I'll head back to Taylor for a last few days of hanging with the guys from my wing (floor of my dorm) (now being referred to as 3C from now on). I'm pumped to watch the Super Bowl and hang all day Monday and Tuesday. We (Max, Ryan, and I) will ...
... and regular, and the singing of the Women's Liturgical Choir was uplifting and beautiful. However, the space itself in the church never ceased to draw our attention up and up. I was surprised that my neck didn't hurt after straining to see as much of the walls and the ceiling as I could.
After mass we hit the local Steak 'N Shake. We tried Chili's first, but the line was too long. At Steak ...
... Children's Museums. You can search for reciprocal museums here.
We were not completely worn out by the museum visit, so we went to the South Bend Public Library Main Branch. We had fun for about an hour in the children's reading area. Lot of great books to look at. Isaac checked out Ultimate X-Men, while Frances went with My Little Pony: Under the Sparkling Sea. Yikes.
... around St Joseph township and taking the smaller roads home. Bought some Halloween pumpkins for Madge's front steps from Sid's Pumpkin patch. We also stopped at Niles to see an old station which has been used in a number of films including Only the Lonely, Continental Divide and Midnight Run.
Went to dinner at Madge's favourite Chinese restaurant, Mandarin House, where we had a lovely meal of beef Chow Mien, Moo Chu Pork and Szchezwan Chicken with peanuts.
... At 10.00 still foggy as we took Route 20 towards Amish country in Middlebury and Shipshewana. We visited Das Dutchman Essenhaus which is a huge complex where they can feed 1,100 people at once. It is very commercialised and felt like a tourist attraction. There were young Amish ladies working at the bakery and Amish families obviously went there because we saw their horses and buggies at the complex.
Further down the road we stopped at ...