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... he goes into knowing he'll get them and that's made all the difference. Performing for an assembly is much different than performing in a ring, but at least he's getting a lot of experience now so that when we do get on a show, he'll be ready.
We found out after the performance that the local newspaper had been there taking photos, so at some point, there will either be photos ...
... girls who act like they're afraid of clowns VERY LOUDLY and a man in a store who couldn't wrap his head around John not being embarrassed about being a clown. Hah. The folks at the library were really nice and the gas at Casey's was the cheapest we've seen in awhile ($3.49/gal).
We took off around 11:30am for Carthage, IL and drove through cornfields for an hour...I definitely prefer that to the outskirts of Chicago!
Weather Start Cloudy and 22C 4pm Sun and 30C 7pm 22C
The Good highlights of the day were a) visiting Ulysses S Grant's home in Galena ILand touring the very beautiful town and b) having some one stop to see if I was OK when I was stopped to take a picture of the Welcome to Illinois sign. He then offered to take my picture by the sign. Nice guy biker too so we talked bike talk for w ...
My family has a semi long history of being members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS, Mormon). Both my wife and I were born into the church. I was baptized, served a mission, and married in the church. My wife was baptized and obviously married in the church. I am not a fully "active" member by LDS standards, but I do go to church whenever I can and my wife (not fully active ...
After leaving Nauvoo, we drove a little ways to Carthage, Illinois to tour Carthage Jail. Carthage Jail is where Joseph Smith, the LDS prophet, was martyred. It was sad to be in that same room. It was kind of cool though, because I had to be in a reenactment of the martyrdom of Joseph Smith a couple weeks later.It was a really interesting experience, besides the screaming babies that were in our tour.
After touring the jail, we got back in the car, and headed back to Chicago.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility