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Yay, the trip went very smoothly. We left just before 9am this morning and got here at 2:30. Made great time down. It's sunny and about 80 here.
We're gonna take the Nova to the car wash and hang around for a while before going over to the Holiday Inn where everyone hangs out and meets up when they roll into town.
Tomorrow is track day …
So today was a travel day for everyone and just a casual meet and greet in the hotel parking lot.
Kinda like a preview as to what's going to be at the race track and car show.
A lot of beer and a lot of White Castle's for some, but mostly some good conversation catching up with everyone. They were all happy to see us there, knowing that …
So today happens to be my and Dave's 5th wedding anniversary and we spent the day at the track filming the Supercar club guys. The coolest thing was all the new 2010 Camaros! Nickey Chicago brought four! The best time I saw from one of them was 12:55, not bad for a 'street car'.
Dave even made a couple of passes in the Nova. Got some great …
No pics today. It was a travel day toward our destination of Branson.
Spent the night free with our Choice Rewards points, can't beat that! Ate at the next door Bandana's BBQ. What a great meal!
Leisurely drive to Branson tomorrow to arrive early afternoon. Lots of dry corn fields along the way, and getting hotter!
... we'll see... ;) I would have loved more time for us to spend in the Museum of Westward Expansion (which we visited after doing the tram ride to the top to take pictures), but we needed to move on to get to Kansas City at a reasonable time (and do our best to avoid rush hour). My favorite quote (as Amber had just watched a replica of an old-time silversmith talk to us) was "That was ...