Holiday Inn Express Metropolis
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We left Marshall at 5:45pm after Sarah got off of work and pulled in to Metropolis at about 11:30. We didn't do much as we were just passing through, though we did catch the giant Superman statue in town before we left the next morning...
... it was made and with what materials. The had a collection of Japanese quilts...who new that quilting was so big in Japan? Matt read that Japan took two things from America, baseball and quilting. There was also a collection of Civil War period quilts most were circa 1860. They were in amazing condition considering how old they were.
There were pieces that weren't in your traditional ...
... a flat area following a creek all the way to Pound Hollow Lake (Recreation Area). We were the ONLY ones on the trail the entire time. It was quiet and peaceful. After we hiked back up, we hung around the car drinking our Diet 7ups, eating amonds and M+M's.
The only place near us was a very hillbilly gas station. We ate lunch there before parting ways to drive home. My drive to Monett was right at 6.5 hours. What a great trip!
... formation called Camel Rock and watched the sunset.
Back at the tree cabin, DJ whipped up a wonderful stew with fresh ingredients that was tasty and warm. (The cabin was pretty chilly by this point.) Cindy and I finished off the leftover mud pie. And we played Bezzerwizzer...of course Cindy and I won! The shower was hot even though we were in a tree!
... in the middle, a rather large one, complete with what looked like a nice beach. Arturas spotted it too.
"We could kayak there and camp," he said, eyes lighting with a sense of adventure.
My eyes did the opposite, my stomach dropped, the fear of something new weighed heavily on me. Instantly, in the flash of a second, horrible possibilities flashed through my mind. Our kayak flipping and our gear spilling out into the vast river; our inflatable kayak ...
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Staff is very nice, rooms very clean, price is very reasonable.
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