Travel Blogs from Springfield
... up that way, but nothing prepared me for how quickly they built up, rapidly they moved, or how severe the storms became.
I was proud of myself for choosing a dogleg routing that got us around the developing weather, but event still, I had to duck under some dark clouds and poke through the gloomy haze.
Once over Buffalo, we proceeded to over Niagara Falls. Alex seemed impressed by the falls, but we made only one turn over ...
It's been a few days since I could update the blog, my phone died Tuesday evening and I couldn't recover it until we got to St. Louis! Then Thursday we had very little service on the drive to northern Arkansas and no service or wireless at our condo! Craziness! But now were back home and I'm going to finish out the blog with the remainder of our stops...
Ohio was great! We stayed with Uncle Tom (my Dad's younger brother) and Aunt ...
... all while getting us there just in time for kickoff. Centre defeated the Dublin Rebels 90-0 but both teams had fun. Duncan played a decent amount and looked good doing it. Austin and I caught bus back and got within "walking" distance of our place. Glad Austin knew where we were going because I had no idea. Had a really long sleep after being on the move since the morning before. Duncan fell ill and texted us early next morning so we walked ...
... settling on the backpack, I changed my mind yet again, repacking my original choice: the over the shoulder bag. Am I going to regret this? Probably. But in no way was I going to be able to pack for all aspects of the trip in my one bag. Impossible. I packed the necessities, which I believe I did a fantastic job of minimizing. This includes six shirts, a sweater, jacket, rain ...
We have spent the last three days travelling through the Pennsylvania and Ohio countryside. The weather has been variable with thunder and lightening and heavy rain on Sunday, followed by a brilliant sunny day on Monday, and light rain today. This doesn't stop me from fabric shopping or Paul from visiting car and plane museums ...
Other places to stay in Springfield
383 E. Leffel Lane, Springfield | 3 star hotelfrom $73
100 South Fountain Avenue, Springfield | 3 star hotelfrom $112
101 West Leffel Lane, Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $101
11 West Leffel Lane, Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $53
121 Raydo Circle, Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $101
1870 West First Street, Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $114
1751 West 1st Street, Springfield | 3 star hotelfrom $97
319 East Leffel Lane, Springfield | 1 star hotelfrom $67
155 West Leffel Lane, Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $84