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... were allowed and thus saved for future production. It would be great if they were better grapes.
Anyway, we started the day with a tour of the Missouri State Capitol, offered free of charge through the MO state park system. The grounds featured an overlook of the Missouri River and several fountains. Favorite fountain included a mythical half-man wrestling a snake creature. ...
... 168 years as a maximum security prison for much of the West; it has reopened for tours. Is there a better way to kick off a year of freedom and independence?! We were booked for a Monday tour, given Saturday evening and Sunday to explore.
First off, besides the lovely wooded hills of central Missouri, highlight of the drive: we randomly stopped at a freeway ...
My brother John has more intuitive and experienced knowledge of vehicles than anyone I know. I was eager to take my van to him so he could get his hands on it and check it out. He parked her in his cool garage and began his examination. The cruise control is not working, and he ruled out a fuse issue. He took the lower dash panel off to examine the things one would find there and deemed them good. We enjoyed the ...
... train towards Lambert Airport. Then it's St. Louis to Dallas, Dallas to Brisbane (16 hours). We have to stop in Brisbane for 1.5 hours because the plane doesn't have enough fuel capacity to make it to Sydney direct from Dallas. Sydney is only 1.5 hours away by plane from Brisbane. I'd say they cut that one pretty close. Supposedly this Qantas flight from Dallas to Sydney is the 5th longest flight ...
... in Moberly: LB1 Hayley (in ‘Aussie’): ‘ohn pahh’ Owen/American translation for confused Americans: ‘on par’ LB2 Curious/confused American girl: ‘So where are you from?’ Hayley (in ‘Aussie’): ‘pah-din’ (when enunciated properly: ‘pardon’) Curious/confused American girl: ‘Peru? What! You don’t sound or look like you’re Peruvian!’ ...
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