Wide Open Spaces

September 11 & 12th: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and half of Colorado.

We cruised through the central states and the midwest with our longest 2 driving days of the trip. Although there were not familiar faces in this part of the country, we made it a point to find a few things along the way each day to stretch our legs and get a taste of the state or city that we were driving through.

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“Charley, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore”

I was thinking we would save that for Kansas

We woke up at the crack of dawn in a tiny cabin outside of Kansas City. The cabin was chilly and the ground and car outside were covered in a blanket of fresh snow. Ideally we would have gotten up and taken nice warm showers. Of course, the night before we discovered that the shower wasn’t turning on. With no one to fix it and a long day of driving ahead of us, we decided to forgo the showers and hit the road. Hopefully we don’t stink too bad by the time we get to Joey and Olivia’s.

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