Super 8 Olney
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... parents Rita and Matt still work the farm. Matt is 85 and still puts in full days. Matt was born here in the master bedroom. Didn't have electricity till he was 11. Used to be a dairy farm but now primarily corn and beans. Tom, the oldest son was visiting when we arrived with his 8 ...
Truckin' got my chips cashed in
Keep truckin' like the do-dahman
Together, more or less in line
Just keep truckin' on
-- The Grateful Dead, 1970
I must confess that today had the feel of just truckin' on, more or less in line with our plan, but with energy flagging. We were back on the interstate, heading east to Abraham Lincoln's boyhood home. I thought it was 2 hours away, turned out to ...
... roll when I got to Carlyle which was about 40 miles into my day. I maintained about a 25 mph speed all day which piles on miles fast. Every once in a while I would encounter a few hills which seemed to never go downhill on the back side. I rode into Flora which is about 85 miles from where I started. We ate pizza which was a good late lunch for me and took off again. 23 miles after Flora I got to a town called Olney and got ...
... us after our next stop. None was found. We left the saddle shop for the remaining 6 miles to the Briarwood Inn in Fairfield, Illinois. A redeeming factor on these rough and windy days is riding by the farms, because we love when the cows and horses take notice of us, the look, the stare. Usually some stroll over to the fence to study us as we ride by; we suspect they spot our bright red or yellow bags. When we're on state roads we ride single file so we really don't, or ...
... was out of the south at 10-15 mph. We couldn't wait to get off the highway, as much if not more for the wind than for the traffic! We will soon discover AGAIN "watch what you wish for" when our route finally takes us onto back county roads! We turned off of 45 and passed through Louisville, IL, (I threw in the IL for those of you who need the clarification!) pop. 1200, and is the Clay County Seat with a distinguished county building. Our route was ...