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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 ...
... of frontier country
in those days. The area has a few Lincoln sights from that era, including the
Old State House in Vandalia, the third state capitol building in Illinois and
the one in which Lincoln served as a state legislator. It is now an interesting
historical site with rooms restored to the era when it housed most state
government offices as well as the legislative chambers.
In many parts of the U.S. the most ...
... While laid up in Topeka I walked to Home Depot and got some JB Weld and made a stronger repair on my clutch lever. It broke before I got out of the parking lot . . . . No worries a little Gorilla tape put the clutch back in business.
I drove 350 miles before stopping for the night. I was now in striking distance of home . . . Just another 350 ...
... htm) The cafe was highlighted on the Food Network channel on the show "Best Pies Made With Eggs". Jeff and I shared a piece of their infamous lemon meringue. It was delicious and well worth the stop. As I am typing this post, we are driving west on I-70 towards Kansas City. Our plan is to drive to Manhattan, Kansas where we will spend the night. Then tomorrow we want to find the Manhattan cemetery where Jeff's grandmother was buried. I will post more tomorrow. Until ...
... highway. The sky towards St. Louis was clearly lighter in color. The ancient Greeks had a saying, "the more man plans the harder the gods laugh". How true. We are near Eolia NEand the gods' tears of laughter fell upon us. Pulling off to a side county road we scrambled to put on our rain gear. While dressing on the shoulder at least four drivers, including a local deputy sheriff, stopped to offer us assistance and informed us of a public park shelter ...