Super 8 Motel - Monmouth
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The Good highlights of the day were a) visiting Ulysses S Grant's home in Galena ILand touring the very beautiful town and b) having some one stop to see if I was OK when I was stopped to take a picture of the Welcome to Illinois sign. He then offered to take my picture by the sign. Nice guy …
... back to her place this morning which is about an hour away. She is returning later with the kids to stay. Its Tonya's birthday today! Vikki is leaving to fly home in another few hours. We will be here until the 12th Jan and then we will be heading back on the big train to Washington DC and then another train to Newport news in Virginia. Hopefully no break downs this time! In one part of the country they were advising people not to even go outside ...
... br> We pub crawled around Cherry street having some nachos (with cheese sauce not cheese - gross) but that didn't deter us from our $2 or $3 gin and tonic and vodka sodas. We made some local friends Matt and Matt who could not believe we were in Galesburg. Everybody kept asking if we were going to Knox college.
After a big night we spend the following day in bed watching tv getting up only to have breakfast. Then again to have ...
... Ag area and I'm sure lots of feed lots but haven't seen any yet. Drove 220 miles to get down south farther toward St. Louis (fly out on Sat.) Jim for job and me to ft. Lauderdale
Drove to a state campground next to the Mississippi-ugh pit toilets, no shower (we haven't showered in a couple of days) and overall yucky vibe. Found out about a city campground 12 miles north in Keithsburg, Illinois. Tired ...
Driving into Bushnell was wildly nostalgic for us...we used to drive here every summer for a music festival that John's old band played. The festival was a week long, on a pig farm out of town, and brought in thousands upon thousands of people. My last festival was in 2004, John's was 2005, and the festival folded just a year or two ago after a long run.
That being said, I didn't recognize a lot of the downtown...haha. I ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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