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Jun 26, 2014 - ill – at ease

so i’ve crossed the mighty mississippi into illinois, stopping to dip my toe into the water. (it’s a tradition; i did the same with the colorado river and the missouri. not sure about the upcoming wabash river that separates illinois from indiana. too minor......) the mississippi is viewed as the dividing line in america between east and west, so i guess i’m officially in the eastern US. i used the ‘eads’ bridge from downtown st. louis into east st. louis, illinois. it’s an amazing transformation and, unfortunately, not a pleasant one. east...

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