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... that state we didn't see them anymore. We weren't sure if they are manufactured there or what. Will have to do some research.
In less than eight hours driving we will be on Ohio soil. Do we sound excited? We are NOT ready to do another long trip to the west coast real soon.
Short blog tonite, will hit the sack early so we can get an early start. Hope to send a quick blog tomorrow after we arrive home. Good night!
... We felt very out of place. We stopped into the university area to do laundry and couldn't wait to get out of there. The kids didn't seem to feel the urgency that Hugh and I felt, the outskirts of a big city scares the heck out of me. As a teenager, I was able to fly with my dad to Chicago once. I'm sure I see things differently now.
... writing weird paragraphs on my computer. We really must be desperate!
The parents make a last minute decision to stop over for the night in a town called Peoria, Illinois. We stayed in a Holiday Inn Express which had an awesome pool in a room with class walls like a greenhouse. We had so much fun! After another night full of writing blog posts (ha, ha), we all fell back into bed, thoroughly tired out from…napkin ...
... so we have some flex time. Please pray that we can make our connection in Chicago.
On a related note, we are sitting at a table by the "Bar/Restaurant" where there is a scrawled sign that says "Snack Shop" taped over the "Restaurant" sign. Seriously, didn't they just build this ...
... DC, but I'll make it.
In the mean time, I'm sitting in the brand new terminal of the Peoria airport enjoying free wifi and a chance to get my blog started. I hope that many of you will follow me as I talk about my experiences with learning Chinese, exploring Shanghai, and sharing some of the funny sides of international travel, my favorites of which are bad translations and funny signs. Bookmark me and check back often!