Super 8 Burlington
Travel Blogs from Burlington
... at each other. I thought about leaving, but it was already 6:30pm, and no camps were close enough. They went back to their camp around a corner. I could still hear them, but I was far enough away to not care. It got really windy with the lake so close, and by the time everything was set up and eaten, it was already bedtime. Muscatine is a bigger city, so I'm hoping for a smooth route through ...
... told them they were jerks and to leave it alone. Instead I went back to camp and felt guilty. I'm the jerk. Later, when Joaquin was leaving, he came by and gave me a giant bag of trail mix and 12 Clif bars. He said he didn't need them anymore. What a cool dude. I'm taking a rest day here tomorrow since it's free and pretty here. Also, for those of you who are sticklers for pronouncing the S in Illinois... Locals say it's ...
It's Flag Day and my flag of choice is a giant banner that reads, "IT'S MY BIRTHDAY!"
I celebrated at Mom's with a good book, Lifetime movies (murder & mayhem, not sappy), and pistachio cake. She even let me have the gooey center pieces - quite possibly because she saw what happened when The Nightmare Nanny didn't get her way.
Here in Fort Madison, Iowa (my hometown) packing snacks for the trip. Costco visit (thanks Julie & Nevaeh) yielded enough granola bars and salted nut rolls to grow very tired of them forever. Along with 16 lbs of a homemade fruit & nut mix, and protein in the form of tuna, turkey jerky, and cheez-its. I give the cheez-its one ...
... Ag area and I'm sure lots of feed lots but haven't seen any yet. Drove 220 miles to get down south farther toward St. Louis (fly out on Sat.) Jim for job and me to ft. Lauderdale
Drove to a state campground next to the Mississippi-ugh pit toilets, no shower (we haven't showered in a couple of days) and overall yucky vibe. Found out about a city campground 12 miles north in Keithsburg, Illinois. Tired ...
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