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Christmas Road Trip 2017: Day 17

Today is the seventeenth day of our annual Christmas Road Trip.  Yesterday, we spent the evening driving across the frigid Midwest, crossing rural Ohio, Indiana and Illinois, stopping for the night in Effingham, IL. Today, we will continue southwest, driving … Continue reading

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Christmas Road Trip 2017: Day 16

Today is the sixteenth day of our annual Christmas Road Trip.  Yesterday, we spent the cold, snowy, breezy day in Medina. Today, we will begin the trek back to New Mexico.  I am hoping we make it to Effingham, IL, … Continue reading

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Peoria, IL, to Tulsa, OK, Weather: 7/29/17

Yesterday, was a beautiful day.  We did some exploring in Chicago, and then drove to Peoria in nearly perfect (albeit humid) weather.  There were only a few light clouds, no breeze, and mild temperatures. This morning has been mild, sunny … Continue reading

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Illinois Weather:  7/28/17

Yesterday, we drove through some heavy rains from Decatur, IL, to south of Chicago, IL.  However, the weather was beautiful yesterday evening in Chicago.  We ended up skipping out on the game ($75 standing-room-only seats left, and a line to … Continue reading

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Illinois Weather:  7/27/17

Yesterday, I spent the entire day in chemical process safety training.  It was quite humid, and by the evening, quite rainy.  The skies clouded up around dinnertime, and it rained until I went to bed. This morning has been warm, … Continue reading

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Illinois Weather:  7/26/17

Yesterday, I spent the entire day in chemical process safety training.  I am under the impression it was a pleasant, warm, sunny day, but I was inside a conference room all day.  The evening was clear, mild and still in … Continue reading

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Illinois Weather:  7/25/17

Yesterday, we drove through mostly sunny skies and warm, still weather from eastern Kansas into central Illinois, without any incident.  The evening was clear, mild and still in Forsyth, IL, and so we watched the International Space Station (ISS) pass … Continue reading

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