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... to Americans along the way, everyone has been asking 'why on earth are you going to Iowa? Do you like corn?' Well, in actual fact we do!! When we landed in Iowa it soon became clear what they were talking about. There is endless fields of corn. We landed at 9pm Friday night after a delayed flight (which Ryan's parents were coincidentally also on) and the sun is still up - I love long summer nights. It gets me thinking about Perth voting against day light savings. Comments like ...
6/29 Day 8 We got an early start leaving Davenport, about 9:30 AM. It was a short trip 175 miles to our destination of Adel IA right outside Des Moines. It was a good thing as we found serendipitous sights both on the way as well as after arriving in camp. As I frequently said in planning our trip we wanted to go relatively short distances (at most 350 miles) so we could get into camp early and go sightseeing or, if along the way, we saw a sign for ...
... see Izzie. She has changed so much in the last month. At dinner, Izzie wanted Grandpa to walk her around the restaurant. She pretty much did her own walking - I held on to one hand. And her smile continues to light up our life's.
Tomorrow we celebrate her first birthday.
Chuck and Sheila Noel ...
... Tomorrow, they will finish up the work and we will head to Iowa City. We should be in time for Izzie's birthday on the 24th.
No pictures today - I just don't get as excited about shopping as I do when we are exploring the mountains.
Chuck and Sheila Noel
Left Kearney, NE at 7:00am heading for our overnight stop in Des Moines, Iowa. On the way, we stopped and met our newest family member - Mousse Noel. Mousse is an 11 day old Chocolate Lab that was born in Harlan, Iowa. We had first pick of the litter - first male Chocolate Lab. When we met Mousse for the first time, he had just opened his eyes for the first time to meet us. We will be picking him up when he ...