Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake University
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Greg's Version: Today I drove in a thunder storm, twice. What I had planned to do is drive US-34 along the BNSF main line and photograph trains as I found them. Unfortunately the highway is not design so that you can easily pull off and take pictures. I did get a couple of pictures but not as many as I would have liked. We stopped for lunch in Burlington IA. During lunch the TV was interrupted with a ...
No wonder dad sent me down the lonely roads of America....highway 80 is
REALLY BORING!!!!! Nothing but cornfields, beef that goes to McDonald's, wide
truck loads, pro-life signs and some country music to keep me entertained and
giggling across the heartland to my next ...
I never liked my anger that's inside of me. I always wish I could make it disappear, but nothing can just disappears, it's just gone for awhile. But then it comes back. I don't like my anger because I don't want to make people scared of me. I want people to know I am kind and caring, Not scary and cold hearted. I don't like being angry because I don't want to get angry enough to hurt people. I don't like hurting ...
... so who could blame them? The fact that two overhead lights were broken on this 767 and basically caused a strobe effect during the entire night didn't help the sleeping issue either. Regardless, I think on the ten hour flight, I managed a good two hour nap in between the singing chants, the midnight dinner, and the 6am breakfast. All in all, I was on my way to Brazil and the freaking World Cup. Sleep at this point was over rated!
... back in a lather of sweat with armfuls of clothes I had stripped off to find they weren't there. Kimberley headed off to find them and managed to locate them quickly. They had also found my badge which I had dropped on the path in my flurry. Good times.
They scoffed lunch. Then commenced action plan presentation preparations. The period of time between competition ending (apparently 10:20am not 11) and 3pm is all they have to form a skit. It needs to last for ...
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