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We started the day saying good bye to our good friends the Valentines in Culver Indiana and here we are ready to get some sleep in Albert Lea Minnesota. It has been a long day. Culver Indiana was really rural and after the storm last night it was difficult getting to civilization. Lots of limbs and trees down. But we found our way all the way to ...
Today was a drive day so we got up early and packed up and hit the road. The drive all up was about 700 km so a big day in a van towing a trailer. It was a pretty uneventful drive with a couple of stops at gas stations along the way. The most interesting thing of the day was probably the amount of road kill we saw which had been basically non existent the rest of the trip because they have road crews who scrape ...
... cleaned cooler.
Roasted loin for about an hour, then added water and left on fire overnight -- worked fine! Not rare, but not risky either.
Very hot and humid in tent -- I just used towel as blanket, and that only later part of night. Fitful sleep and Anna thought at least one mosquito in inner tent.
But the facilities were superb. We had a joint shower in the disabled shower -- don't tell anybody!
... for the jets. Buzz Kaplan had spent many hours at this airport flying and restoring antique aircraft. Now, thanks to many people, these planes will be Owatonna’s landmark greeting to visitors for many years to come.
If you look closely, pilots of tail #1 are: R.W. "Buzz" Kaplan and Betty "Bunns" Kaplan.
Pilots of tail #2 are: MaryAlice "Bunky" Hanson and Capt. Jim "Cool Hand" Hanson.
... together...followed by finding our way through small towns, on to Nashville, Dallas and L.A. We were ready. And, imagine...our biggest clusterf'k coming in the one area that we hadn't built up to...getting separated in the middle of nowhere near Albuquerque. Something not forseen. When each new challenge came up, we were all prepared.
So, chase car drivers/car tag-a-longs/riders...did you figure it out?! You clearly stated that you wanted to be considered riders. In ...