Archive for October, 2013

Just off the road side

October 31, 2013  |  Vacation  |  1 Comment

Everywhere small creeks and run offs cross the road and empty into the Mississippi…here we see one little place in the middle of nowhere.. just a scenic creek finding its way to the Mississippi..

Plus check out the Thorns on that tree…

 

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Signs

October 30, 2013  |  Vacation  |  Comments Off on Signs

The Great River Road has a lot of Signs.. Here we see one of the better pull off the road types near Nauvoo, Il.

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Downtown

October 29, 2013  |  Vacation  |  Comments Off on Downtown

I had a few more shots I wanted to post of the area around downtown Hannibal, it was a nice town.. very middle America!

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Urban renewal

October 28, 2013  |  Vacation  |  Comments Off on Urban renewal

I think Hannibal was experiencing some Urban Renewal.. and it was looking better..

 

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Boyhood Home

October 25, 2013  |  Vacation  |  3 Comments

Jen and I toured through the area and I talked her into Painting a fence!

Fence needs work

Fence needs work

Jen gets talked into painting it!

Jen gets talked into painting it!

Chief is not to sure

Chief is not to sure

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Twain Days

October 24, 2013  |  Vacation  |  Comments Off on Twain Days

The Tour Continued in Hannibal, we ventured further downtown and found the carnival and some of the main Mark Twain Areas..

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Austin City Limits Weekend 2

October 18, 2013  |  Music  |  Comments Off on Austin City Limits Weekend 2

Jen and I scored tickets to Both Weekends of the Austin City Limits Music Festival this year.. so we got a Double dose of Depeche Mode and the Cure.. super fun.. and in the end… The Rain fell..

+ Some gratuitous shots of Chuck..

 

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Chuck

 

 

Jen and Chuck

Jen and Chuck

 

 

Entry to the Festival

Entry to the Festival

 

 

The Black Angels

The Black Angels

 

 

Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend

 

 

Our Fair City

Our Fair City

 

 

The Cure

The Cure

 

 

And then the Rains came..

And then the Rains came..

Twain

October 17, 2013  |  Vacation  |  Comments Off on Twain

As we drove around Hannibal it seemed everything had Mark Twain written on it.. almost everything!…Plus, apparently he is still alive and you can hang out with him each night…

 

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Hannibal

October 16, 2013  |  Vacation  |  Comments Off on Hannibal

The Birth place of Mark Twain, Hannibal MO. We rolled into town and caught the tail end of the Annual Tom Sawyer days! First up we drove around town a bit..

 

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Explorers

October 15, 2013  |  Vacation  |  Comments Off on Explorers

We loved standing in the same spot at explorers hundreds of years ago.. the overlook was used by Lewis and Clark to survey what was to come on their grand adventure..

 

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