Illinois 2017 – Day 6 – Welcome To The Midwest

11 Jul 2017
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(If you are just getting here, you may want to start with DAY 1)

Day 6

This was basically the reason for this trip…

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Illinois 2017 – Day 4 – The Pain Of Growing Up

03 Jul 2017
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(The start of this series can be found here: DAY 1)

Day 4

Today was a day to be spent basically in Seattle St. Louis (The inside joke there is I kept calling it Seattle when planning the trip).

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Illinois 2017 – Day 3 – We’re All Elvis

02 Jul 2017
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Day 3

“Elvis is Everywhere.  Elvis is everything. Elvis is everybody. Elvis is still The King!” ~ Mojo Nixon

 

If you haven’t figured it out from the title, or that quote, today is the day we went to… Read more…

Illinois 2017 – Day 1 & Day 2 – Dirty Driving

02 Jul 2017
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Due to circumstances I wish not to fully explain, the idea to make a journey up to Illinois to visit family this year was hatched many months ago.  I could have posted all this on Facebook, but decided to throw this on here for the entire world to see (And mock me relentlessly about later).

Being a person who likes to not be normal, instead of driving 2-3 days straight to where we were going, and to skip driving through my most hated state OKLAHOMA, I decided to swing wide right and hit up some sites more easterly from us.  This is also because flying with 2 kids didn’t sound as much fun as doing a road trip where we could see more things, and we bought a new-ish mini-van last year and I wanted to road trip the thing really bad for the past like 9 months.

Note:  Us, We, etc. include my lovely wife, almost 14 year old son, and 5.5 year old daughter.

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Story Time – Headphones

02 Jan 2010
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Alright boys and girls! Gather around, it’s time for story time! Read more…

Story Time – Sprint and the $75 Touch Pro2

24 Sep 2009
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Now I have had my issues with Sprint before (Here, Here, and Here).  But surprise surprise, Sprint has redeemed itself and made me a huge fan again!  Go Sprint!

So gather around for story time kids. Today’s story is about lies, bad customer service, horrible grammar, and how Sprint is my bitch. Read more…