Howard Johnson Rockford
Travel Blogs from Rockford
... to talk about in between shows. And he had a great day set up for us too:
A radio interview
Two school assemblies
And once again, we were amazed at how receptive the older students were to having a clown perform…both schools brought K-8th to the gymnasium for the assembly, so we were a bit nervous about 6th-8th, but we shouldn't have been. They were respectful and ...
... a local grocery store and had great reception at both places. I had the chance to clean the RV, get some phone calls taken care of, and rearrange a few cupboards for easier access to our groceries. The temperature today was in the mid-nineties and as soon as you walk outdoors, you just instantly melt into the pavement…it’s so humid and the sun is relentless, so I definitely didn’t mind staying in the a/c!
A huge shout-out to the firefighters in Mount ...
... an elderly couple watching tv in the lounge, we declared it a success...haha.
We drove to a big parking lot so that John could clean up...there was a bookstore in the plaza, so we checked it out, but it was one of those annoying "we only sell bestsellers" bookstores, so after a quick perusal, we left, had lunch in the RV, and drove straight to Mount Morris. It's just too hot to do anything right now....
... that said, “Dear Clown, I don’t like clowns. You are a nice clown. Love, MaKenna”. That’s going up on our fridge with all of the other artwork we’ve received…what a nice note to get at the end of the day and the end of a long week!
We’re off to Baraboo, WI this weekend to visit Circus World and the International Clown Hall of Fame! I’ll post photos from our adventures there on Sunday or ...
... and three bean salad sure are a good way to end a summer's day on the road. After getting our fill of good eats and spell-binding reality TV, we spent the rest of the night map routing and planning. Pippi is doing great on her first night in a hotel. We are nervous about how early this means she will arise tomorrow.
Song of the day: REM "Driver ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services