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Got up at the crack of dawn (Reno time) and explored downtown Battle Creek to find the home of Tony the Tiger. We didn't find his lair but we did find where he works, the Kellogg Institute for Food and Nutrition Research. We also found the factory where Cheerios are made, along with all the other Kellogg's products.
After that, we headed on down the road passing through Lansing and then Flint, which even from our highway view, confirmed that it is ...
... and Indiana, but once we got to Michigan, we found that most of the farms were hidden behind trees and bushes. This would be a perfect place to hide a still, or grow certain questionable crops because without an airplane, you would have no idea what your neighbor does for a living.
Tomorrow after a 4 hour drive, we should be in Canada visiting relatives and friends. Our first stop is in Grand Bend on ...
... your parents?"
"Oh no, Mom was raised Catholic, but the church ostracized her when she married Dad, who is an atheist. Dad didn't want religion to poison us, so Mom helped us sneak out the back door on Sundays, and gave us coins to put in the tray at the end of the service."
"So, are you Catholic or Protestant?"
"Neither; I believed in God in my youth, but over time, I doubted His existence."
... some tennis. The club only charged us for borrowing the racquets. We played on Red Clay courts and started out with some singles rallying. We then asked two more guys to jump in and play doubles with us. I don't remember the first guys name, he is 21 and has an overall solid game. The other guy's name is Oliver and he is 17. He is the #1 Junior player in Rwanda. He is solid from the baseline and a smart player. He is interested in playing college tennis in the US. ...
... now on time and I landed in Lansing about 8:45 pm,
nearly 21 hours since I left the hotel in Munich. I picked up a
rental minivan, as the next day I was heading out on a 5 show tour of
New York and Pennsylvania for America by Rail. I was home by 9:15
pm, tired after a long day of no sleep, but still happy celebrating
my 20th anniversary of international travel!!
This trip rejuvenated my love for
Europe and ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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