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... wearing his Harley-Davidson jersey. There is also a Green Giant memorabilia museum in the area.
We know we are getting closer to home when we cross the Mississippi River. Now on the east side of the river we are on the home stretch.
Tomorrow we will visit our friends in Tinley Park for a relaxing day before the final push ...
... where we stayed 2 nights. Was a very nice campground with many trees but was located next to a skeet shooting range. We had to sedate Luke as he is terrified of gunfire. Our first night in Secor we drove to Bloomington and attempted some ice skating at the Pepsi Ice Center. Elena did much better than Mia and Pappy. After all our effort, we stopped at "Carl's Famous Homeade Ice Cream", a well known local spot. It lived up to it's reputation. Yesterday morning ...
... So we ended up going round in a circle for an hour and a half. Still it was a good day and my hatred for anything with more than two wheels has grown. Especially the grumpy bus driver who kept having a go at every tourist that got on the bus.
... along the
river had been cancelled. We then went to Matthiessen State Park. It too was
flooded, but we were able to take the hiking path through the park. We did have
to wade ankle deep in our hiking shoes, but it was so worth it. There were
beautiful waterfalls and canyons. Quite a sight to see. From there we went to
Starved Rock State Park, but ...
... re screwed, plain and simple.
We found a Ford dealership in Streator, IL (30 minutes away from where we were staying) that happily took our bank debit card and even drove all the way out to pick us up. They were uber friendly and hooked us up with a sweet car that has one of those video screens and Sirius radio. Feel like I'm all rich or something.
Now for a Doctor Who marathon and returning to work tomorrow!