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... touching the ground. I guess the winds are worse than I thought around here. As it turns out, the leaning water tower currently serves as a decorative item. It originally was a functioning water tower which was slated for demolition until Ralph Britten bought it and moved it to serve as a sign for his truck stop and tourist information center. Go figure.
As we passed through this area we also noticed plenty of grain elevators. None were ...
... on the motel phone; as the last time we spoke she wasn't feeling too good and had informed us that she was on antibiotics and awaiting the doctors telephone call on Monday.
Gran was still feeling poorly and sounded terrible; naturally our thoughts for the rest of the day were dominated by concerns for both grandparents, thankfully however Mon is behaving herself and was in ...
... br> After about an hour of the worlds worst crossword completion Billy informed us that dinner was served. Billy and Loretta had been preparing dinner all afternoon and had done an amazing job of preparing homemade hamburgers, barbeque wieners, salad, pork rids, pork chops and homemade beans and potato salad for about fifteen people.
Bellies full we returned to the motel room to watch a program about a religious nut job before closing our eyes for pleasant dreams.
... 66 lore, a sixty-foot white aluminium (aluminum?) cross that is visible for miles around. It's based at a religious centre outside town and is obviously meant to draw believers to the area, but I suspect it draws in far more passing 66'ers who want to look at it for novelty value. Billy Connolly described it succinctly as "the biggest cross I've ever seen". Hard to argue with that, really!
All of that left us hungry. We were still in ...
... s feast was two slices of ham and Dolly whipped up some zucchini. We made two meals out of the ham/zucchini and so far Dolly has had no stomach issues and I've tightened a couple of notches on my belt. We've only "splurged" twice, which, for us is pretty good. We plan to keep it up.
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