Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Cedar Rapids North
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Today was an overwhelmingly emotional day in a very good way. We woke up, ate breakfast with my brother and Jordan, saw them off, and then Mom and I headed out to Amana. As we were driving, I asked my mom if it felt weird coming back to Cedar Rapids and not seeing Grandma or Grandpa. She explained to me that she is at peace with their passing …
... would have enjoyed seeing the shop so I took a few pictures. The Amana Woolen Mill is also an old business, 1855, and the number or spools of thread for the loom is hard to believe.
Does the name Amana make you think of appliances. Well Amana, no relationship, is now owned by Whirlpool and has a plant here.
Tomorrow we leave for our last overnight stop near LaSalle, IL.
... are brilliant – although I’ve heard that some people have been misusing them to dry their hair. Ridiculous! And thanks to the Country Inn and Suites receptionist for allowing us to keep the bikes under the entrance awning during the storm.
So we set of late, at about midday, when the radar picture on 'weather.com’ showed that the bulk of the storm had passed us by. In the same way that a tired old boxer continues ...
... weather forecast is not too good as storms are predicted along our path.
Our destination is Amana Colonies in Amana, IA. This is an historic German town that we stopped briefly on our trip to Alaska in 2012. The town closes up at 5:00 pm so we decided to come back and stay a few nights to check it out. More tomorrow on our venture into town.
I have included a short video of what we see as we head down the road. Enjoy.
... them, and dives head first into the burrow opening, but only comes up with dirt up his nose. I thought they were chipmunks, but they are thirteen-striped ground squirrels.
So tomorrow we will say good bye to the ground squirrels and corn fields. Oh wait, isn't Nebraska the CornHusker State.... Dang, more corn!