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It was a pretty uneventful day; traveling through Ohio and Indiana isn’t too exciting. We stopped in Effingham, IL, which is about 100 miles east of St. Louis. We were able to get a “buddy site” at this campground and had a great dinner; BLTs and corn on the cob.
Mike is suffering with a bad back, probably a pinched nerve. We are hoping that a heat pad, some Advil and a good night’s sleep will remedy ...
... make out the curvature
of the earth you have to go to the eastern half of Illinois. The western side of
the state between the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers is a bit woodsier and
hillier, but eastern Illinois is pure monotonous corn monoculture that now supplies
America’s boondoggle ethanol additive industry.
The country east of Springfield is where Abraham Lincoln
spent most of his youth and young adulthood, still ...
... on the road and ready to roll.
Once I got past Kansas City the scenery got a bit more interesting. It was a little bit hilly and there were tall trees that were showing the blush of autumn which was very scenic and a welcome change. The trees and also provided some wind block which was nice too. I got settled in and the miles melted ...
Hi everyone. Well, we are on our way west. We left Michigan yesterday and made it to Effingham, Illinois before we stopped for the night. Across from the hotel was a local steakhouse that came highly recommended by the hotel clerk. The prices were very reasonable and the food - well, let's just say we got what we paid for. Jeff has me spoiled with his cooking. Today, we stopped in Highland, Illinois to try the foot high pie at Blue Springs Cafe. ...
We awoke today to clouds and dire reports from all weather sources for rain. Every time we heard or read the gray news we would search for a new source as if it would make a difference. Regardless, we left Macon MO via 36 E towards Hannibal, where we would connect with 61 S. Since the darkest sky was to the northwest we felt that we had a chance of making it to the Arch without rain gear. Once again we enjoyed the ride created by our speed and ...