Monthly Archives: October 2013


We left Amarillo at 8, More huge cotton fields.. But the last fifty miles of the Pan Handle is gullies, canyons and hills.. They get worst in New Mexico. We hit Albuquerque and couldn’t stop for traffic. No room at … Continue reading

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It was lightning, thundering and raining when we left Shawnee this morning. It was sunny by the time we reached Texas. We are spending ghe nite in Amarillo ina la Quinta. Jeanne broke down and bought a beer opener. Now … Continue reading

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Tuesday 29th

We left Branson in a drizzling rain and went south into Arkansas. Our GPS system got us to Fort Smith and I-40, Spending the night in Shawnee, OK.

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Monday 28th

Change of direction. We are now in Branson, Missouri. We are going to Dolly Parton’s Theatre to see the “Dixie Stampede.”

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Left Chicago around 8:30. Listened to our GPS system. Somehow it got us on I-55. We cruised across Illinois. Crossed the Mississippi and got on I-44 to Oklahoma. Spending the night on the southwest side of St. Louis. Making excellent … Continue reading

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We had lunch at Jesse’s, Jeanne’s niece. Later we all went to Chicago Botanical Garden. Very nice but cold and windy. Jeanne and I sat in the canteen. Leaving tomorrow.

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I missed yesterday. (Friday) We had a lovely dinner at Susie and Andy’s last evening. The other sister and husband flew in.. The hounds are wearing me (us) out.

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