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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 …
Not a bad run compared to tomorrows trip - as we arrived early and before we could book in we went into down town Springfield and visited The Abraham Lincoln Museum - they may only have a short past compared to ours but they are very good at presenting it ! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springfiel d,_Illinois http://www.visit-springfieldillinois.co m/Lincoln/Museum/ Glad we made the visit - especially as the Motel was out of the way, although clean and comfortable I wasn't ...
Left Bloomington and rejoined the original road after a short stint on the interstate. Followed Route 66 as it wound it's way past McLean before making a stop in Atlanta. I was very fortunate to arrive at the right time to be allowed to see the inside working of the clock tower just prior to the chimes for 10am. The clock is hand-wound and there are a team of volunteers who are tasked with ensuring it ...
... oldest service station on Route 66 but it was closed. We then did a drive-by the Route 66 Drive In, and on the way spotted a place called Texas Roadhouse which looked like an ideal place to return to for dinner. This turned out to be just like the old Lone Star a Restaurants at home, even down to peanuts in their shells that they stopped serving at home (no workplace health and safety here!). After dinner we headed for our ...
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