Posts Tagged “Springfield”

Day 8 – Start of Week Two

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Day 8 – Start of Week Two

Start of Week Two It’s the start of week two.  Week one went quickly, and here we are starting a new week.  We’re in Springfield, Missouri, this morning.  Let’s see what Springfield has to offer. Before we hit the road I looked at the hotel’s free breakfast.  Hmmm… eggs… sausage patties… english muffin.  It’s time…

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Day 4 – Springfield to Saint Louis

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Day 4 – Springfield to Saint Louis

Let’s make this clear.  There are two Springfields on Route 66 — Illinois and Missouri.  We’re leaving the one in Illinois heading to Saint Louis, Missouri.  Before we head out we are going to go to Lincoln’s Tomb.

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Day 3 – Lincoln to Springfield

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Day 3 – Lincoln to Springfield

We’re still on Day 3 in this recap as we drive from Lincoln to Springfield.  Illinois is definitely the land of Lincoln.  You can’t go anywhere without seeing some reference to Abraham Lincoln.

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Corvair Heaven

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Corvair Heaven

Corvair Heaven I died and went to Corvair Heaven today.  My first car was a Corvair Greenbriar, and I traded it for a Corvair Monza Station Wagon.  I found both today on Route 66. This couple, John and Teresa, gave us a personal tour of their collection of Corvairs.  I died and went to Corvair…

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Things Normal

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Things Normal

All things normal in Normal, Illinois, today. Our motel isn’t the greatest.  In fact, it has to be the worst hotel I’ve ever stayed at.  It’s not right on Route 66, so I’m not going to say any more about it.

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