Fairfield Inn & Suites Council Bluffs
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Seriously, Normal is the name of the town in Illinois where we will be tonight. We started out in Council Bluffs, Iowa on the western border of Iowa. Today's goal is to get to Normal, Illinois where Ruby's friend Jaimie lives. It had rained during the night and this morning there was a mist, not unlike the kind we have throughout the winter in ...
... the storms.
Even though the storms had mostly moved east, clouds and rain remained, so we had to pick up an IFR clearance and shoot an RNAV approach into Millard, NE. I have done more IFR cross-country on this trip (only a few hours, actually) than I have in all my previous Flyabouts combined.After putting the plane in an expensive hangar (necessary in Nebraska due to the risk of thunderstorms with baseball-sized hail), my cousin ...
... He then said "from across the laundromat" ... "Most of my customers are very happy with the system. They don't have to carry tons of quarters in their pockets." I look at him ... I know with a "do you think I'm stupid look and posture" and said, "SERIOUSLY". Then I 'laughed out loud'.
So at the end of our laundry adventure we had spent way too much time, frustration and money. Thanks for listening!
... women and children of the tribe of Black Kettle, Chief of the Cheyenne. Southwards from here is Denver and Colorado Springs. Garden of the Gods is a natural wonder of this area and it was bequeathed to the public by the white settlers who realised that the Indians were right and no one can own the land, or the sky or the trees, because they will all still be here ...
... with concentrating on the traffic, changing lanes, and turn-offs.
We arrive at Council Bluffs, actually Harrahs Casino and Hotel. We go to get a room, but they don't have any, there is a conference here and all the rooms have been booked.
We decide to try our luck in the Casino. Again, Len is lucky and we have fun trying different machines. Len even plays ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility