Sonesta ES Suites St. Louis
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Happy 15th Birthday Will!! Where did the time go? Our destination today has us exploring St. Louis. The Gateway Arch was a thrill. We rode up 630 feet in a pod to the top. We could see 30 miles around. A terrific way to spend the afternoon. For many years Will loved the Cardinal's catcher Yadier Melina. As a birthday treat we're headed to the Cardinals vs the Pirates ...
Four Midwestern states today (Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri), endless fields of corn, car games, and we finally crossed the mighty Mississippi and arrived at the St. Louis Cardinals stadium. It was a sea of red and lots of fun, but the Cards lost to the Pirates. The arch ...
Smaug was killed. A man named Bard had killed him. Knowing that Smaug was dead, I couldn't be any happier. However, my happiness soon was gone. Gandalf tells us that the Wargs and goblins are going to be here soon, and they are going to want to fight us. No sooner then he said that, I saw the Wargs and the goblins making their way towards us. The elves, dwarves, and the lake town men were on one side. The Goblins and the Wolves were on the other ...
... elevator part train. The space at the top is pretty small with lots of people jammed up there. We just took our pictures and got in line to go down again. We also saw an interesting movie about the building of the arch. We also took another paddle boat ride on the Mississippi. When we leave here we leave behind the Mississippi until we are on our way home next year.
I know I sound like I'm playing a ...
... road by 3:00pm. We drove past Busch Stadium where the St. Louis Cardinals play. Since they're a National League team and they beat Texas last year I wished them some good will and tuned in to the Tigers game which just happened to be starting as we got on the highway. My favorite coincidence of the day!
So, now that I've had some lunch and my cranky-low-blood-sugar funk is gone: I am glad we stopped and did the arch, but next time ...
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