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Travel Blogs from Junction City
... other than a dark suit, blue/white shirt and tie on weekday, this will be your favorite blog for the next two weeks.
We begin our journey here in Manhattan while watching the K-State vs. North Dakota State football game and the unveiling of Fort Snyder. EMAW tonight because we're AWOL tomorrow!
... br> Macaroni & Cheese
Things We Learned in Europe that We'll Continue:
We're all stronger walkers (Joe & I want to maintain this)
Using quinoa/couscous in place of hamburger in tacos
Gouda is great in grilled cheese sandwiches
Sometimes game/screen time is necessary
Unscheduled family activities can be just as fun as scheduled activities
Everyone, even the four-year-old, should get real input in planning
We left the great sand dunes and drove through Colorado into Kansas where we spent the night at another walmart. The next morning, we got up and drove to Abilene, ks, the home of the Eisenhower museum and library. We toured his boyhood home, which was way smaller than Jefferson's which we saw last year. Then we checked out the grounds and the museum. Finally, we made the push to St. Louis where we stayed at a ...
... laptop or the iPad to connect. The owner kept telling me it was my PC, but I kept pointing out to him that I was connecting to the network, but the network was not allowing me to connect to the internet. I kept asking for a phone number to call for help and he just wouldn’t give it to me. Finally, he broke down after I asked him for the 10th+ time for the number. He kinda threw the yellow pages at me and told ...
Covered 640 miles today from Bloomington to Abilene. Same mileage we traveled the first 2 days total. Arrived in Abilene 7:30 EDT (6:30 CDT). Had an impromptu hour and a half the tour it Western Illinois. About 20 miles from the Mississippi River Kathy realized we were close to Alton Illinois where her maternal great grandparents were married in 1870. Got off 70 and headed to Alton. ...