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Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

Monday August16, 2010Monday was a sad day on both ends of the drive. Henriët came over to Andrew’s and we went around the  corner to Ann Sather’s cafe for breakfast; they have terrific cinnamon and pecan rolls. Andrew lives in an amazing neighborhood; like Northwest or Southeast Portland with all these great little cafes, diners, …

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Saturday August 14, 2010Unfortunately for us, but very fortunately for the newlyweds, Henriët had to sing at a wedding today so could not join us on our venture into Chicago. Andrew, Carla and I headed over to m. henry’s in the Andersonville neighborhood for breakfast. Carla and I had “birds in a nest”where they cut …

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Tuesday August 10, 2010 We we passed through parts of three states today. Leaving Omaha we crossed the Missouri river and immediately turned south through southwestern Iowa. As we drove we listened and sang along to “The Music Man” sound track. After less than an hour we hit Missouri; we went south to St. Jo, …

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Monday August 9, 2010 Nebraska is a wide state; we spent our third day getting almost all the way across. We again travelled on US Highway 30 rather than the Interstate; it is so enjoyable; very little traffic; speeds up to 60 MPH and we passed through a bunch of tiny, small and medium cities. …

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