Travel Blogs from Beloit
... and crypts. They went on for blocks and blocks!
The city itself is very clean even though it is so crowded. There are few places to park a car so most people walk, ride a bike, take a taxi or take the "El". The cab drivers here are not as crazy as they are in New York City, but some of them are in training I think.
We decided that we would skip on the Sky Walk in Willis Tower. For those of you that ...
Well, all the lazing reading and listening to the critters means we had some chores to get done, so today, that is what we did. House cleaning.
As a reward we got to watch the fire flies again tonight AND we got woken up at 2:30 in the morning by a HUGE thunder and lightening storm! Loved it!
Okay, I have dried dozens of times to attach a video of the fireflies, but it just won't work. If it ever does, I will let you know. Sorry.
We took a drive into Rockford today. May I say...BOO! There was one small stretch of land that had some beautiful houses on a lake, but other than that...everything we saw was broken down, run down, empty and trashed. The "highway" runs right through town but we just couldn't get out of there quite fast enough.
We came back to camp and Mike decided to detail the Jeep a bit. I, on the other hand, just enjoyed the view. I think you can understand why ;-)
We have been really enjoying just hanging around camp and reading books, watching fire flies in the evenings and just plain camping! Did you know that birds sing and that frogs are loud when they croak? Did you know that crickets are really cool to listen to? It's been so long since we have just sat quietly that its almost like hearing it for the first time. ...
... binding people together which is often hard to put into words.
Sunday morning, Jean Ann and Bud left around 10 AM. I did a load of laundry. Mom’s house is kind of like a hotel on this trip, but there is no maid service. J I didn’t want to leave dirty bedding and towels for her to find when she returns from Texas.
I made plans to meet Margaret after lunch to play Scrabble; our favorite game ...
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