Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown
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- Shuttle bus service
- Indoor pool
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Our day on the road started at 6:45, with 769 Kms under our belt already, in a very fresh -24 degrees Celsius. Our day entailed four states: Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa including 100 Kms of the worst highway surface conditions either of us have ever endured (yes, even worse than Port Elgin Christmas of 1984 or Grand Forks, ND conference champs of 2006) and there was not even any 'active' weather. Black ice, hard packed snow and crazy drivers made the experience frightful, but ...
We took the plunge and pulled out of the driveway. The house was pretty well emptied and Freddie was filled to near capacity with The Liitle Gulp firmly fastened to her car dolly. We had agonized over the weather reports (-25 wind chills with near blizzard wind gusts on Valentine's Day) and decided to wait it out until Sunday. Well, here we were. It was time to go.
With -5 registering on the thermometer, we dressed in boots, hats, mittens ...
... and handed me back three. "I only had two bags." She repeated her prior actions, this time handing me back two receipts. Then she said, "Oh wait, those are the old ones, here are the new ones. Wait, no, I was right, those are the new ones."
I froze. Looking at her square in her four eyes as if we were at the climax of a dramatic 3-hour James Cameron film with two single tears rolling down my cheeks I said, "I am leaving the country for six weeks. Six weeks I ...
- Woke Up to my car almost being towed - Argued with a gentleman that i was allowed to be there -Got in my car and peeled out -Got a speeding ticket about 3 minutes out -Started Loathing this trip -Got to Des Moines -Mother called saying there was a family emergency -Had to cut the trip short but still having all the requirements for the ...
... back up for taxi at 5am. Adam from HC (project manager) flew in from NZ and we had 3 nights in Iowa to meet and understand Proliant better. Wow the US is vast, Iowa very agricultural based, cropping as far as the eye can see. The 1 hour flight from Chicago you got to understand how large the country is, flew across the mighty Mississippi and not a lot in between. Had a pizza one night in Des Moines at Fongs (pretty ...