Super 8 Monroe
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... with stories of the family history.
Our drive to Galena through the corn fields has many more hills than I expected. We went by the farm and home where Linda grew up. It is sad to see that time and a new owner have not kept the place up. Time marches on.
Galena is the neatest town ever. This the home of Ulysses S. Grant, general for the Union army in the civil war. The town and area remind you of the Gettysburg area in PA. The main ...
... River, IL, a small town of 425 mid-west folk and home to Bill and Linda James.
The James live in the RV Resort we stay in while in Florida during the winter. We parked the coach in their driveway and even get to use their electric. After catching up on the news of the day, we take a walk around their array of buildings. Bill has a collection of old or antique cars he has restored. You will see several pictures of a 1911 ...
... At the end of the conversation, he invited us to tour his in town indoor theater if we were still around tomorrow. Later on, he text me and asked if were interested in touring a local dairy farm as well. The theater sounded great to us but we have seen dairy farms and was not sure we wanted to lose the time. Boy were we wrong, both the theater and the dairy farm were absolutely fascinating!
I might include those stories later.
... chilled all night not doing much! :) Tomorrow looks like we'll spend the day driving through the country side. We're trying to knock out a lot of driving this first week though corn country and then spend more time when the scenery gets becomes something a bit more interesting then the endless corn fields. Goodnight from Lena! Xo (Pics to come, as I don't have any on the iPad!) ...
... get this page started and remind myself that I am leaving the country in 13 days. I don't think I will really REALLY be freaking out until the countdown shrinks to just my left hand. So, until that time comes, I am slowly but surely preparing. Buying clothes, supplies, tickets, books, shoes, lip balm, and photo copies are all part of my daily to-do lists.
Once the countdown is finally done and I am gone, I really do hope that I ...