Martin Landing Resort
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... Walmart!! Holy bejesus that place is just too amazing for words!! Picked up a cooler and some ice to keep the water cold as it heats up within minutes. Robert got an American football as he has gone all American on me watching it on tv and now sporting a goatee lol. Long gone are the corn fields of Illinois and instead have been replaced with hills, woods and meadows. The sun seems to get hotter as the later it gets so by 7pm it ...
... road to drive corn fields are behind us and its grass didn't see many cattle but then again I didn't see the end of many fields. We stopped at devils elbow along with 3 other people all doing 66 and stayed at wagon wheel they were nice but we haven't seen them again. So Nicola is getting on really good at reading the map making it easier for me to drive and keeping ...
... but the Chief rolls on.... Rte 59/10 south along the Illinois River then rte 69 for a couple of hundred miles. We see lots of cattle and red dirt.
A wave to Eisenhower's birth town, Denison, TX and we finally hit Sherman, Texas at 5 pm. Time to shut it down. Showers and AC are alright by ...
... a quick cat's lick and then went to the Pizza Hut, which looked like being the only place open other than McDonalds (where we would have breakfast in the morning). Coke and Rootbeer was unlimited and the 'medium size' stuffed crust pizzas we ordered were the size of wagon wheels. Maybe we were just too tired to eat properly, so we took the rest of our pizzas back to our room in boxes, together with some cinnamon sticks the 'girl with no name' had 'thrown in' being that we had cute accents.
... where John and Bailee were playing a benefit game for Autism.
After they finished up the benefit we all headed back to M'Kayla's next game. Except we are now sporting a new hood ornament, a buzzard that John hit on the way to the game that was stuck in the grill.
M'Kayla won her second game too after 3 extra innings. Then we headed back to the house for an early night.. Mel and I had to wake up at 3:30 to start our trip back to Pennsylvania.
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