Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Springfield - I-44
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The rains pushed us into Marshfield late in the day. We escaped for a brief time at Olanna's cafe in Springfield. We had a second breakfast that carried us down the road. We detoured to a local bike shop to check Cat's bottom bracket and had a new rear tire added to Richard's bike. We trust that tomorrow will be ...
Today we rode off into the rolling hills of Missouri and encountered our first road grade greater than 10%. We expect to see a lot more of this in the coming days. Once again the weather gods smiled on us, the wind was minimal, there was no rain and a bit of cloud cover did not spoil our day. We enjoyed the rural ride through small, well kept farms and had a dinner repast at a local truck stop adjoining our hotel....ah the luxuries of the itinerant ...
... I'm just saying I got one) Most alarmingly of all is that we have not worn matching Route 66 shirts Yet! (As true Nistas, We all created custom shirts for the group. Its what Nistas do... its who they are shirt making, food eating, forgetting machines.
As Newt and I donned our Fire Engine Red Matching Shirts, New Route 66 Hats, (Not matching that is just dorky, matching hats, ha, as if), We started to walk toward the Fire Engine ...
... Oops that might have been us.e It is like a having a super agent a phone call away.
In all seriousness, mom has been a saint. Trying to organize my dad and I is like trying to herd cats but harder. She has had to listen to all the great places we've been, watched the receipts pile up, and get us out of multiple nefarious plots. (usually caused by our arch enemies, US)
Thanks mom for all your help
... for the museum in the 70's.
Will Rogers Memorial
What a Man. I never knew who he was or about his story. Learning about him is a game changer. It would be worth everyone's time to learn his impact on america. (Andrea cannot wait to spend all this QT learning about all my new favorite things).
DX Packard Museum
We saw some great old cars. Newt remembers his dad purchasing a 57 Studebaker Packard with the ...
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