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WHO: William James and Charlotte Ann Gockel
WHAT: Golden Anniversary Get-Away
WHEN: November 28th-December 3rd
WHERE: Las Vegas, NV
WHY: To celebrate, of course!!!
Enjoy time with their wonderful children--Sue, John, ...
So we left the very nice Super 8 in Lincoln, IL around 9 am. Finally a warm morning. No rain gear or heated gear today. It went up to 20 degrees for most of the day, but I found it a bit chilly on the highway at times because it was a cloudy all day. Lincoln is near route 66, which we would like to ride, but the road is very bad in spots and takes a lot longer to ride. We rode through the remainder of the state of Illinois, going through another Springfield (I think ...
... s camera, and I am not sure what. BUT!!!!! Wait until you see the pictures that I took inside Graceland. And these are basically the only ones that came out funky. For all you ghost followers, check out the wild colors and see if you can see a ghost!
I will be on the train tomorrow for 9 hours, and will post some New Orleans pictures.
Hello Fellow Travelers,
Still on a high from the great time we had in Forest City. Boy, do those people know how to throw a party! Back to the real world and an overnighter in Eagleville, MO.
A cute little campground high on a hill with a view of the surrounding country side, we enjoyed our overnight stay, full hook-ups and put out the Tailgater Satellite to pick up ESPN and Fox News. Aah ...
... asked me, "You mean I'm related to all these people?" Not in an incredulous way, but in a "this is cool" kind of way. It struck me that he felt a sense of connectedness that only family can provide.
I'm so thankful we made it to the reunion this year! I hope we can come back each year. I think it really is a good thing when family members come together, even if only for a day.