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... htm) The cafe was highlighted on the Food Network channel on the show "Best Pies Made With Eggs". Jeff and I shared a piece of their infamous lemon meringue. It was delicious and well worth the stop. As I am typing this post, we are driving west on I-70 towards Kansas City. Our plan is to drive to Manhattan, Kansas where we will spend the night. Then tomorrow we want to find the Manhattan cemetery where Jeff's grandmother was buried. I will post more tomorrow. Until ...
... highway. The sky towards St. Louis was clearly lighter in color. The ancient Greeks had a saying, "the more man plans the harder the gods laugh". How true. We are near Eolia NEand the gods' tears of laughter fell upon us. Pulling off to a side county road we scrambled to put on our rain gear. While dressing on the shoulder at least four drivers, including a local deputy sheriff, stopped to offer us assistance and informed us of a public park shelter ...
I saw a sign off the highway and followed it on a whim. I'm glad that I did.
The Log Cabin and surrounding buildings were really cool. There were a bunch of people walking around and doing work in costume. There were some women cooking a meal, and people tending the garden. They were using period tools, and it was kind of cool. Puppy liked it a lot. ...
I've made it to a new state. Greetings from the great state of Illinois. So far, I've been thru:
- New York
- New Jersey
- Wes t Virginia
- I llinois
- Since March 11 I have run 62 miles
- Total Miles since Times Square = 957
- Miles to the Pacific Ocean = 2171
- Miles to the next border crossing = ...
830 am- and we are on the road. Scotts valley here we come!! Raining and dark 1000 am- the rain has stopped and we are heading south. Plenty of places to stop for beef jersey so far! 1030am- holy Toledo!! 1130am- gas @ 299 a gallon fill up for 27$ 1245pm- passed Neil Armstrong museum! I feel the house of mud ...