Howard Johnson Columbia
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... Missouri River" while I'm away. ...rivers can't sense sarcasm, right? Just last year the river rose over 30 feet, filling Cooper's store with over 18 inches of muddy water.
Anyways, really hope that doesn't end up being foreshadowing. Our plane leaves on August 4. Starting to really feel the prelude to adventure!
... The dogs were picked up at 8:00AM and went on their merry way. We left to pick up two of Judy's friends before heading to the pick-up point at a local hotel. We boarded the bus and were on our way for a new adventure. We found ourselves in Macon, MO at Compton's Liquidation Center(the Warehouse) and were given about an hour to browse and shop. The place was huge and had everything you could imagine from furniture to linens to clothes ...
... to start this afternoon and it should be ready for pick-up sometime tomorrow. We are staying with my sister-in-law Judy who lives in Columbia, MO and whose home was our destination today anyway. She picked us up at CW and we will be here until Thursday morning. We were a bit apprehensive about having to take stuff out of the RV and bring to Judy's, most importantly Bruiser! The good news is that Judy has a 5 year old rescue dog the same size and ...
... I am waiting for them to make it well-done for me. Well! THAT was worth the wait! It was delicious. Well done and not even a little bit of fat. ( I hate meat fat!). The creamed spinach and fresh green beans were excellent too. The only big surprise was realizing the woman a couple tables over has lit up a cigarette!! Funny, it wasn't THAT long ago in Huntsville. I am SOOOO glad people don't smoke in restaurants any more in ...
... of the garage as we waxed and polished my van together. We plugged in the electric cord to check the refrigerator function. I had already checked it's cooling ability on propane, but I had not checked it on electric. John also schooled me on propane safety: the van is self-contained with a permanent tank that is filled at a station. Having never maintained any kind of RV, I had several questions. It is nice to have ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services