DeSoto House Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Conference facilities
- Concierge desk
- Banquet room
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... putting my two weeks in a both jobs, and Thailand was right around the corner!
I leave for the journey of a lifetime on Friday, March 27th, 2015! I could not be more proud of myself for setting out to make something happen, and actually doing it! My emotions are a giant mess of happiness, extreme fright, nervousness, but mainly just excitement! The world is at my fingertips, and I'm going to go live life to the fullest! :)
... are all unique and the shops are as varied. One shop, Galena General Store has more hot sauces than I've ever seen in one place. I know Dick Wilson and Dave Millross would have been in "Hot Sauce" heaven.
The town sits near a river and the entrance has flood gates as that river can overflow. Just a unique place. You will enjoy the pictures soon. This would be a great road trip destination for us motor home junkies.
After lunch at Culvers ...
... grain (Corn)" comes to mind and the fields are overflowing. The corn is taller than I can remember. This is “elephant’s eye height” country.
We pass a small village, Lena, IL. Had to take a few picture for our dear friend Lena Meijer. I miss working on the jig saw puzzles with Pete and seeing her stop to see our progress.
We stopped to get gas and 53 gallons later, we have the tank full. We arrive ...
Today I was awake at five, but it was in bed till 8. As I slept in the bedroom, and the other three in the mains, I happily lazed in my bedroom whilst they slept, trying to catch up on so many lost hours of sleep. By 10:00, we were ready to head into Chicago to check out what was to see. Anson wasn't keen to take to 36foot (13m) RV into Chicago, and good thing too, traffic is ...
... indoor water park. We splashed, slid and soaked for an hour and a half, before getting a much-needed dinner. It was fun to stand on the shores of the river and watch it swirl by, although I don't think its strength and expanse made the impact on Alex it deserved.
It has been a great day by any measure, but made all the more spectacular in light of the day before. The hug that Alex gave me as we walked off the field after playing catch said it all.