Fairfield Inn & Suites Bloomington
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We didn't make a ton of progress on the map yesterday, but did a lot. I took the Mini in to get the oil changed and purchased some roof rack crossbars so we could go to REI and get a cargo box. It remains debatable whether we needed it or not, but it looks awesome!! A quick stop at the Mall Of America, lunch at an Italian place, Tucci Benucch, (I needed some lasagna!) Off we go! Well, for a little while, then we saw an antique store where I needed to look for ...
... days, and then daily wear disposable contacts to wear after that so I don't keep re-infecting my eye. I was really relieved that it all got worked out before I left, and that my doctor was so helpful. Crisis averted, it was time to focus on finishing up packing. I'm mostly packed. I decided to check my bag rather than try to carry it on and have to gate check it multiple times. That required ...
... passengers all boarded except us and 2 other guys, and the guy at the gate told us we could all get on. Yaayy! We were on our way!
10 minutes into the flight, Sharan was already missing his phone, so he asked to see mine. Fortunately, he fixed it right away and had some entertainment. I was sitting next to a giant guy who seemed pretty friendly.
Onward to ...
... tasty and hearty after a long day of working.
We went to bed at 9pm to get some sleep before our 1am ride to Chicago with Henry the farmer himself. He's been doing this for the last 22 years. Henry is not a personable person but he is a a hard worker and well respected by his staff and volunteers. I got the sense from the folks I worked with that they really ...
... in a tumultuous time in the US with the slavery question, the biggest issue. Buchanan did little to advance the cause of abolition, deferring the question to the Supreme Court. He didn't enjoy his Presidency much, and declined to run for a second term, commenting to Lincoln as Lincoln took office, he hoped Lincoln was as happy entering the Presidency as Buchanan was leaving it! Interesting comment, don't you think?