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I just saw Ron off to start his day. This was the last physical contact of my friends in Columbia. My heart is pounding in my chest at this moment. Excitement is abundant. To Alysia, Jeff, Krista, Phoenix, and Ron, I thank you, I love you and I am holding space for our seeing each other again. Somewhere, sometime. To all who I met at Jeff and …
Well it is departure's eve and I am feeling so much emotion. Some comes from the leaving and some from the going. I never imagined the events of the past two weeks unfolding the way they did, and I feel certain that is why it occured. Not once did I try to make decisions or form expectations of who I met or how things would transpire. What did …
... guard dog.
We stopped by a daycare to see if they would mind a 20 minute clown show (we’ve learned daycares can NEVER resist a break from their kids) and J.P. did two shows in two different classrooms…the kids had just woken up from their naps, so they were a bit bleary-eyed at first, but by the end they were all laughing and having fun.
The firemen were impressed with the amount of flyers we were able to hand out that afternoon, ...
... and a kitchen faucet to replace the one leaking) that he'll get for us on Tuesday. He's already been a wealth of information and advice, even letting us borrow a few of his personal tools that we didn't have.
We're coming back here on Tuesday and staying the night because Wednesday is a L&L and it's only 45 minutes away from here, so we can do the repairs at the campground and then head off to work the next ...
... neat stop. After that, about fifteen minutes down the road on I-70 WEst another pull off for this place called Artichoke Annies Antiques. It was a monstrous antique store with tons of stuff. Lucky for Bryan we stopped...he found the 2 goblet glasses to complete his set. Back on the road and into Kansas City by 4:00 p.m. Our hotel, a Best Western is in the town of Independence...home of President Truman. We plan to tour his museum tomorrow.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking