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It was a pretty uneventful day; traveling through Ohio and Indiana isn’t too exciting. We stopped in Effingham, IL, which is about 100 miles east of St. Louis. We were able to get a “buddy site” at this campground and had a great dinner; BLTs and corn on the cob.
Mike is suffering with a bad back, probably a pinched nerve. We are hoping that a heat pad, some Advil and a good night’s sleep will remedy ...
... to search for the grave of Thomas Lincoln, Abe’s
father. My old jalopy had been acting up again with the air conditioning not
working for a few days and an occasional squeaking sound from a belt (nothing
particularly unusual). Starting the car at the cemetery there was a sharp
screeching sound, smoke coming out from under the hood, and then a loud pop as
the steering belt snapped.
Great, stranded in the middle ...
... While laid up in Topeka I walked to Home Depot and got some JB Weld and made a stronger repair on my clutch lever. It broke before I got out of the parking lot . . . . No worries a little Gorilla tape put the clutch back in business.
I drove 350 miles before stopping for the night. I was now in striking distance of home . . . Just another 350 ...
... htm) The cafe was highlighted on the Food Network channel on the show "Best Pies Made With Eggs". Jeff and I shared a piece of their infamous lemon meringue. It was delicious and well worth the stop. As I am typing this post, we are driving west on I-70 towards Kansas City. Our plan is to drive to Manhattan, Kansas where we will spend the night. Then tomorrow we want to find the Manhattan cemetery where Jeff's grandmother was buried. I will post more tomorrow. Until ...
... road. The kindness reminded us of the typical friendly drivers back home - NOT. About 60 rain soaked miles later we got onto I 70 E. Traffic was heavy and there was a lot of construction so we stopped for lunch just outside of St. Louis. By the time we got back on the road, the storm had eased up considerably. As with all large cities, finding the route to a specific destination is usually not the most direct. Gateway Arch is no exception. After ...