Holiday Inn Express Springfield
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... they still had tread on them when we got home. Returning to the hotel room Brian had to break the news to Dana that it was already pretty warm outside. Warm would turn to HOT pretty soon.
We headed out, topped off the tires and began our long day. Dana had the foresight to bring along some Zipfizz. It’s an energy powder that you mix with your own water. She tossed one into each of our Camelbacks and those helped us get through ...
... some of the under-gear I bought years ago fits again. Halleluiah!
Some time back we discovered compressible bags that basically form a vacuum. You stuff them, seal one end and lay on top of them (or roll 'em up) and the air squirts out the other end. We are each packing three days worth of clothing. Using these bags, the clothing ends up taking up the space of one day's worth.
Also on the to-do lists are things ...
... back to working the garage sale. So we decided to head out and we biked back to Bev and Will’s house. Will and Amelia were still at a shooting competition.
However, Bev was home and took us out for some more touring. When Jared’s Dad was here before he went to a fly shop and got a specific fly, so he gave us a mission to return to that shop and get more of that fly if possible. Bev notified us the shop was closed, but the guy that tied the ...
... all the stops I made at those places along our route-NOT. Some things don't change. The redwood trees are hard to describe....they are beautiful, incredibly tall and I really can't capture them on film but have included a couple shots.
We stop at the famous Mystery Trees with Paul Bunyan and Babe out front. Quinci talks me into walking through the displays and taking a gondola ride through the trees. I ...
... our busted one - and when we asked if they would be interested in selling it, they told us we could have it FOR FREE. I repeat, they just saved us $800 simply because they're nice people! Amazing. I wasn't sure there was anyone out there like that anymore.
Ok, I guess that had to be the highlight of our ...
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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