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Sep 28, 2011 - Down at Dahinda

Date: September 28, 2011 Tonight’s Location: Metamora, IL Mileage: End - 87895 Start - 87762 Total Miles for the day: 133 Weather: sunshine/clouds Temperature: start 54º High 73º Wildlife count: We arrived at Mom’s around 8:30 and shared breakfast with her. Afterwards, we took her to Walmart for a few items she wanted and a few things we needed. Came home and made sandwiches and then prepared smoked salmon dip, lemon-dill sauce and crab cakes to take to visit Lee and Jay at Matt & Sara’s lake home near Dahinda, IL. What a beautiful...

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Sep 27, 2011 - Back to our stomping grounds

Date: September 27, 2011 Tonight’s Location: Metamora, IL Mileage: End - 87762 Start - 87548 Total Miles for the day: 214 Weather: cloudy, rainy Temperature: start 48º High 64º Wildlife count: Red-tailed Hawk Had a quick breakfast and a lovely drive to and across the Mississippi River. We met our good friends Bob and Janet in Peru at a truck stop. They drove out from Oak Park (Chicago) for this visit – we had not seen each other for at least 8 years, and it was great to reconnect. We talked for a LONG time! Then we turned south into very...

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