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... an article about the circus and J.P.'s visit at journal-pilot.com.
Gary, our sponsor contact, drove us over to the radio station, WCAZ AM 990 in the fire truck and John did an interview with the dj there. The dj is turning it into a spot they'll play over the next two weeks to advertise the circus.
We were done after that, so after a goodbye to Gary, we packed up and ...
... girls who act like they're afraid of clowns VERY LOUDLY and a man in a store who couldn't wrap his head around John not being embarrassed about being a clown. Hah. The folks at the library were really nice and the gas at Casey's was the cheapest we've seen in awhile ($3.49/gal).
We took off around 11:30am for Carthage, IL and drove through cornfields for an hour...I definitely prefer that to the outskirts of Chicago!
... to turn around and go looking for that rock. Found the rock and not too soon as a truck passed and there was no rock any more. After hunting in the sweltering sun I found my GPS. The plastic cover had a few deep grooves in it as it flew from my bike at 55mph and hit the road. I turned the GPS on and it worked!!! Thanks to Garmin and their rugged (and expensive) 'motorcycle' GPS.
... the family almost every Sunday. I have lost respect for religion, as a whole, in may ways but I think there is place for religion in our lives. I try to respect all religions because there is a lot of good that can come from someone wanting to serve God with good intentions in mind. I have heard many times the stories of the Illinois Mormon settlement in Nauvoo so I thought this would be as good of ...
After leaving Nauvoo, we drove a little ways to Carthage, Illinois to tour Carthage Jail. Carthage Jail is where Joseph Smith, the LDS prophet, was martyred. It was sad to be in that same room. It was kind of cool though, because I had to be in a reenactment of the martyrdom of Joseph Smith a couple weeks later.It was a really interesting experience, besides the screaming babies that were in our tour.
After touring the jail, we got back in the car, and headed back to Chicago.
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