Governor Dodge Hotel & Convention Center
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... for the holidays from the people of Wisconsin. It’s in the upper 70s when I depart, so there’s also no worry about the freezing rain that we skated through Arkansas in my second and final trip (before this return) to the Delta. As I drive, memories of the Delta come rushing back.
There was the visit to Annie Brown near Itta Bena in her tiny run down shack that had previously been ...
... and Scandinavia. Stopped at a roadside park outside Elgin. Land agricultural with corn fields and possibly potatoes. Wes bought a coffee at Genoa. Still struggling to find coffee to his liking. ie strong enough.
Countryside became more hilly around Monroe Centre and later it became much more hilly.
Galena was a quaint town on the river with a high levee bank and gates across the road into the ...
... with stories of the family history.
Our drive to Galena through the corn fields has many more hills than I expected. We went by the farm and home where Linda grew up. It is sad to see that time and a new owner have not kept the place up. Time marches on.
Galena is the neatest town ever. This the home of Ulysses S. Grant, general for the Union army in the civil war. The town and area remind you of the Gettysburg area in PA. The main ...
... hold for the weekend.
In Indiana and then Illinois, the highway tolls start to help pay for roads or maybe to line someone’s pockets. Not sure but $ 1.50 turns into $ 2.25 when you are pulling a car. You pay one and a few miles down the road there is another one. After 3 such events the last is $ 3.60 or really $ 5.25. Once west of Chicago we headed north on 294 toward Rockford. We are now in farm or corn country. "Amber ...
... circled up through a hole in the clouds and proceeded on our way towards Dubuque, IA and the adventures that await us there. Alex whiled away the time playing video games in the smooth air, none the worse for wear. We climbed to 11,000' to stay in the smooth air above the clouds and chop, but that was fine, as we also picked up a 35-knot quartering tailwind. At one point, I saw a groundspeed of 210 knots, versus our normal cruise speed of about ...
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