Super 8 Mount Pleasant
Travel Blogs from Mount Pleasant
... to find a place to rinse it off later. Biking I the rain wasn't too bad. I have a good gortex shell, and I wore a cap under the hood to deflect the rain. Drivers were extra cautious around me, too. Still not sightings of other cyclists... Muscatine is where some routes intercept, so maybe tomorrow I'll find one. I got to a camp at Lake Odessa and started drying my tent out. A bunch of rednecks ...
It's Flag Day and my flag of choice is a giant banner that reads, "IT'S MY BIRTHDAY!"
I celebrated at Mom's with a good book, Lifetime movies (murder & mayhem, not sappy), and pistachio cake. She even let me have the gooey center pieces - quite possibly because she saw what happened when The Nightmare Nanny didn't get her way.
... fully mouth-pounded. Also booze (thanks Norma) because I'm traveling with my mother.
This was phase 1 of my packing experience - all now sealed in an airtight plastic container, Airtight because of the bears. Also, I left the honey here in FM after reading "The House at Pooh Corner" - where I learned that bears cannot resist honey. Smart. ...
Sept. 25th drove the Great River Road alongside the east side of the Mississippi. Beautiful drive through the lower south east side of WI and over into the north west side of Illinois. Rolling hills, beautiful trees, lots of farms with the livestock outside in pastures. Drove more into Illinois and nothing but corn and soybeans......ugh!! Flat, see lots of those livestock trailers, thank god all we've seen are ...
... Todd at the Holiday Inn Express. I talked with Homer a couple of times as he gave me info on conditions farther up the road. I have ended my day in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. It is incredibly windy here and they are expecting storms tonight. We will see.
Thanks for reading. May the Lord keep us safe.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking