Bloomington - Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
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Going on this trip was really exciting for me. I had not traveled in over 4 months and was starting to feel antsy; I had not attended the Higher Education Data Warehousing (HEDW) conference (THE conference for the work I do in my field in Higher Ed) in 3 years; and I had not been to Chicago yet - a gaping hole in my travel experience that became …
... s ABSOLUTE favorite- chocolate marshmallow ripple! We ate too much but not all of it, (really, not all of it). A quick trip into the visitor center and off we go! Well with a few more stops... a big sailboat marina, one of the Mississippi River locks, a fantastic Buena Vista photo opportunity, the Nelson Creamery where we bought some cheese curds, (they squeak on our teeth) and dinner in Trempealeau. Not a lot according to a map, but a lot for trip ...
... and left. I tried not to run in my vacation too much. One guy asked me what I was going to bring him from Peru. I told him I'd get him a llama. He got excited until someone told him I was joking. Apparently, he thought I was serious. I made it to my eye doc appointment on time (barely). The doc confirmed that I have a bacterial infection in my eye, and gave me antibiotic eye drops to take for ...
So today we left Normal around 11:00 with a six-hour drive ahead of us to Nashville. The drive was pretty uneventful until... About a half hour from Nashville rain began. Very gently at first and then it became torrential. It reminded me of the monsoon rains we get in Cambodia. We had reservations at a Rodeway Inn and Siri gave ...
... don't like cheese and how much I really missed it. Protocol be damned I guess, who needs to be questioned about their trip, what they brought back, and if they love America??
The guys got the usual customs treatment, and after we found our bags it was time to find our families. Mine is pretty easy to locate considering I have a 14 year-old brother who is 6 foot and a step dad who is even taller and even wider. They ...