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... is what I love. If I had $1 for every time my dad has told me, "You're going to burn a whole in your pocket" I could have bought a first-class ticket to Thailand.]
...So basically this was going to be extremely difficult.
So there is was, a plan! If I did all of these things I could literally make my dream come true! It would be tight, and by the skin of my teeth, but I could make it to Thailand!
I got two jobs within a week or ...
... are all unique and the shops are as varied. One shop, Galena General Store has more hot sauces than I've ever seen in one place. I know Dick Wilson and Dave Millross would have been in "Hot Sauce" heaven.
The town sits near a river and the entrance has flood gates as that river can overflow. Just a unique place. You will enjoy the pictures soon. This would be a great road trip destination for us motor home junkies.
After lunch at Culvers ...
... LaSalle, 1931 Pierce Arrow, Package and Buick, a 1923 Buick, 1924 Cunningham racer and 1953 MG. Oh and a 1962 Corvette too. He is working on a 1932 Auburn in his limited spare time.
It’s about dinner time so Bill drives up in the Pierce Arrow and off we go. We head to Warren, IL about 8 miles away and split a dinner and ice cream to top things off. When we get back Bill takes me for a ride in the '52 MG and then the ...
Today I was awake at five, but it was in bed till 8. As I slept in the bedroom, and the other three in the mains, I happily lazed in my bedroom whilst they slept, trying to catch up on so many lost hours of sleep. By 10:00, we were ready to head into Chicago to check out what was to see. Anson wasn't keen to take to 36foot (13m) RV into Chicago, and good thing too, traffic is ...
... a few folks walked out to meet us. Turns out they were the FBO owner and his sons, and for the week of Oshkosh, in addition to especially inexpensive fuel ($5.01/gal when the rest of the country was $6 or more), they also put on a free lunch of barbecued pork sandwiches, homemade deserts, and just good old fashioned hospitality. This is what aviation in America should be - I just wish that there were more places like it.
After leaving Luvern, ...