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Bollwitts in Iowa – An American Highway Rest Stop

Monday, November 19th, 2007 — 12:31pm PDT
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I have a song by Phil Ayoub stuck in my head as we pull into the rest stop on I-35 North. This morning we had breakfast in Kansas City and enjoyed some chorizo, eggs, beans and tortillas prepared by John’s great aunt and grandma. We just entered Iowa from Missouri on our way to John’s home town. It’s a beautiful sunny day and the hills and rivers I can see along the rolling landscape are pretty breathtaking. Sitting in the car, soaking up the free wifi and 26 degree celcius heat I thought I’d post some more photos from our journey.






iowa rest stop

iowa rest stop

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  1. Did you say free wifi at a rest-stop? That’s great!

  2. Jenny says:

    26 degrees and John is wearing a track jacket?
    You missed the snow/rain this morning. Mmmmm cold cold rain.

  3. Duane Storey says:

    Looks like a nice place to visit. You guys better come back though.

    There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home..

  4. Bradley says:

    the Kum and Go is quite expensive

  5. Bradley says:

    it costs an arm a leg and a……… ok i wont go there

  6. Miss604 says:

    that’s per gallon, b-rad so that’s actually uber cheap

  7. Bradley says:

    well i had to pretend like it was in order to make the joke

    one day when you learn how to be funny you will understand ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Yeah, the track jacket came off after that, but after this, the temp dropped by ten degrees F. It got cold quick. Might be some snow here on turkey day.

  9. […] the DOT’s web pages gets you in. We checked our email, uploaded some pictures, Beck made a blog post, and off we went. That made for a twenty minute stop, but the scenery at that particular stop, not […]

  10. […] think the last time I only posted a single post within a 48 hour period was either when we were in Iowa last fall or some time in 2006. This cough, cold, insomnia and crippling fever have really thrown me for a […]

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