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When I last left you I was driving into the night from Chicago. I didn't get far south of Gary before I stopped for the night at a Rest Area and got a good sleep in the back of the van.
I had hardly hit the road in the morning when this photo opportunity caused me to stop...
...I think it's the nicest pic I've taken so far on the trip.
I phoned Justin as I ...
... a long day, but Joe's dad told me that he really enjoyed the time as it's seldom he gets to spend that kind of time one on one with Joe. I am blessed with a wonderful father in law who so seldom complains about anything. That was a really long day to be driving around for anyone, much less a man who's turning 88 in a week! He REALLY wants to go to Alaska (not on the RV!!), so Joe and I are going to have to make that work next ...
So we left Lake Placid at lunchtime, thinking to head for Rochester an easy 4 hours away. We drove out through the park and stopped at Saranac for a bowl of soup. It was the best soup ever!!!! Turkey and rice, another Christmas day leftover's trick. A beautiful frozen lake to sit and eat next to.......... in the car because it was 10F outside.
About 2 hours into the drive it started snowing, heavily and visibility dropped to about 15 metres, it ...
... City. I understand as we drive that we, Canadians, are blessed to be living in a land of plenty, and it is comforting to know that there are guardians of the land – the farmers who work it – struggling with the balance between growing and growth. We drive on.
Traffic thickens as we approach Ambassador Bridge, Windsor to the USA. Where are you going? Santa Fé. When will you return? Around the 10th, we're on ...
Leaving Michigan and heading into Indiana:
"Touch Down Jesus", a symbol of Notre Dame football, was enough of a reason to pass through South Bend and tour the Notre Dame campus. Being a pedestrian-only campus (and having temperatures in the brisk 40's), we parked our car and started our trek through the campus. Even in early December, the campus was beautiful as we enjoyed the Eck Visitors ...
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