Super 8 Dixon
Travel Blogs from Dixon
... new eyes – not to see but to understand. They say the ship is safe in the harbor but when the docks are rickety it’s the thrill of the adventure of foreign places that provide comfort. For each greeting your life is a clean slate without a past subject to judgment. Mountains to seas, prairies to swamps, rolling hills and flatlands – you drive onward, void of intimidation. After all, maybe it really is the harbor you fear the ...
... 8220;scenic un-scenic” route. As my co-pilot sawed logs, Lorraine and I rode the meandering narrowly paved roads in and out of tiny run down communities with populations not exceeding 500 citizens. At one point my eyes flipped to the back of my head and I pulled to the side of the road to refresh, hoping to find an occupied town soon so Lorraine could acquire a drink and I could rest. After ten minutes I pulled back on our lonely path braving the early morning sun. County ...
... the morning going over gag ideas and fine-tuning his audition piece (he'll be auditioning for the show sometime during the last two weeks of the season).
Carolyn hosted a pizza party outside her home between shows, which was well-attended and included some pretty funny (and some sobering) stories of past shows the performers have been on.
Saturday was Mr. Fusco's birthday (he and his family perform a gaucho act in the show), so the Fuscos invited everyone over to ...
Mendota's fair starts today, but we were not allowed to publicize the circus at the fair, so we stuck to the downtown area again, hoping to catch a few businesses that were closed yesterday. We stopped in a really cool antique shop with a friendly store dog and owners who were more than happy to advertise the show. At a thrift store, we ended up garnering a small audience of people who wanted to hear all about the circus and get free ...
... then getting all of our necessities up into our hotel room, it felt like a VACATION to walk around a town telling everyone we met about a circus.
It was a high of 94 degrees today (and the Weather Channel told us it would feel like 100 degrees), so we donned our KMC shirts and hit up every single open business in the downtown Mendota area we could get into (or that was appropriate to leave kids tickets/flyers in...for example, we skipped the bars) ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking