First Western Inn Caseyville
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... hour about St Louis.
Afterwards we had lunch then visited the old courthouse. We didn't realise the significance of the old courthouse but it was instrumental in the civil rights movement. Dredd Scott and his wife were both slaves and they contested their freedom in the courthouse as they were freed slaves enslaved. This was nothing new and there had been hundreds of other slaves contesting their freedom in the old courthouse. What was different about the ...
... from IA and went on my way. The sun rise over the river was once again stunning. There was no one around so I stopped on the highway and grabbed a picture to share with you all. I love seeing the sun rise every morning. Anyone who knows me knows that I am not a morning person and haven't seen many sun rises in my life.
Today we started the day with a 41/2 hour drive to St. Louis, but it was worth it! The Gate Way Arch is in St. Louis and it is huge. What an architectural feat. We went up in a little pod, like in a spaceship, it only fits five people so, Elsie sat on someone's lap. The view from the top of the arch was amazing we could see ...
... a big playground, with paths, passages, and caves for you to hide and get lost in (As Laura did) there was an outside part as well, and all this from reclaimed parts of machinery and the like. If you dare, a slide that brings you back down through many floors to the bottom. (None of us dare)
We decided we needed to remember this place and parted with some Benjamin's for a florescent orange pencil.
... br> Postscript from yesterday’s drive to St. Louis: We didn’t plug in the iPod playlist because we were running late, were stressed and wanted to make sure we got the
directions from the GPS. With the lack of music, my mind kept repeating the last song I heard from my exercise playlist before I left – Robin Thick’s Blurred Lines. Warning – the next sentence contains thoughts that ...