The Nest at Palisades Cabins
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... solidifying my plan. The first was a "Second Shift Team Leader" at a local warehouse. This glorified title turned out to really mean "King of the Janitors" as the only "team" I would be "leading" were the janitors, and by "lead" I mean being a janitor right along with them.
The second job was "Pizza Maker Extraordinaire" at the infamous Casey's West Pizza in town. (This job actually ruled and to date is the best job I've ever had in terms of ...
... to the Mississippi River at a park.
When we arrived, there was a marching band practicing in a parking lot we all had to drive through. The director simply had the band march out of the way of oncoming trucks and motorhomes as we pulled up. The kids kept playing and we kept driving. It felt very surreal.
Nothing could have prepared any of us for what a fantastic day it was for a couple of circus shows - not only did we have a ringside full of exuberant Circus Fans who ...
... were over heating in our motorbike gear. We started to filter through the traffic and were told afterwards that filtering is illegal in most of America. We also ventured onto the hard shoulder to try and get moving and avoid the over heating, only to find that that we were quickly followed by a state police car - we thought oh no this is a big fine coming or a night in jail. We pulled over and he raced by - bigger fish ...
... with stories of the family history.
Our drive to Galena through the corn fields has many more hills than I expected. We went by the farm and home where Linda grew up. It is sad to see that time and a new owner have not kept the place up. Time marches on.
Galena is the neatest town ever. This the home of Ulysses S. Grant, general for the Union army in the civil war. The town and area remind you of the Gettysburg area in PA. The main ...
... It is only one of three of its kind. The stories of all these cars and their history were fascinating. The ’31 Pierce Arrow was used by Al Capone.
Ed Walton will enjoy seeing this car collection when I can upload the pictures.
What a great day. Other than the upcoming wedding next week, this stop has been a real treat and one we are sure glad we made. That is the true adventure of a “journey”.