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Jul 18, 2011 - Day 22-Nashville, Tennessee to Fox Ridge State Park, Tennesse

Day 22-Nashville, Tennessee to Fox Ridge, Illinois Today we left the Nashville area and headed up into eastern Illinois. The destination was Fox Ridge State Park just south of Charleston, Illinois, in eastern Illinois. We pretty much drove straight through except for a stop at a rest stop in Illinois where we fixed a quick lunch. We checked in to Fox Ridge just a few minutes before five o’clock p.m. This is really a pretty park. The sites are deep and wide with ample space between sites. The whole area is heavily wooded with lots of trees...

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Jul 18, 2011 - Day 24-Mattoon Ward and Jeff and Leslie's Family

Today we went to the Mattoon Ward for Church. They were probably the friendliest of any of the ones we have visited on this trip. Several went out of their way to come over and ask who we were and where we were visiting from. This is the same ward that Kurt and Kristi and family went to when they were here the Sunday before. This is the ward that Sharen would go to if she went. Suzi visited with her visiting teacher for a while. She was easy to spot since she was also one of the speakers during Sacrament Meeting. We went back to the coach...

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Apr 17, 2010 - Charleston IL

Left Grafton about noon, got to Eleanor's about 6. She looks great! Kim and Lee took us to dinner at the Country Club. Then they took us to see the house they are fixing up. I just love it! Lots of work to do but when they are finished it will be beautiful. Didn't think I'd be able to sleep but went to bed earlier then usual. Can't wait for morning to come and to be on our way!

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