107th through 114th ( 17th-24th ) : roughly 2,650 miles travelled with 48 hrs behind the wheel

107th : 659.5 miles / 11 hrs behind the wheel
Agent Orange's "Unsafe At Any Speed" plays as I leave the Cities :D
St Louis area - pure, unadulterated vehicular evil... reminder to avoid driving this area like the plague !
MN to IA to MO - finally stop @ Fruitland Rest Area (MO...
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based on some o'the "towns" I drove through from Biloxi to Salem (like Warm Springs AR & Wilderness MO), I can honestly say I was "lost in the ozarks' for hour+1/2 - some roads that I probably shouldn't have been on *laughs* - but, hey, it was something to remember, neh? :)

( 2 hrs ago ) :: Found a little place in the midst of the...
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It's a late night, but wonderfully so - so forgive any mental oddities or quirks that pop in *laughs*

by the time most read this, I'll be only 1/2way through this so-far gorgeous and enjoyable vacation :)

in Biloxi (MS) for the night ( and tomorrow night ) - the gulf coast beach across the street, which is absolutely gorgeous, btw
just got back minutes ago from...
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worst timing ever: glass lens pops out/lens frame breaks on glasses! ... THANKfully I have my back-up pair, seldom worn so in good shape - albiet without the 'transition,' but from same 'version'... so will have to bring my "bug eye" sunglasses *laughs* so no driving blind!

*whew* what a week - and weekend! - it's been...
had the spawnlings for an extra evening as they were dropped off the night early because of the impending winter storm...
which, aye, a hellish and annoying snowstorm it's been... well over a foot of snow - such a lovely... spring... we're having //sarcasm//

oh well, mid-April and it's only, oh, 1/2 the...
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the 'pattern of 3s' often has some truth to it... an exasperating day of work ( today was a workday loss with near-total system shutdown most of the day and partial recovery by far-too-late to get what-needs-done done), followed by the laundry room being closed for repairs until Sat, followed by no grocery deliveries available until Sat! I know it can't be because of Fri...
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thinking back to my late teens & early twenties, it's amazing how many friends' and acquaintances' parents trusted me - even ex-g/fs' parents - hells, there are friends' and ex-g/fs' parents that I even partied with... all the more funny when said ex-g/f despised me *laughs*

other than semi-sorta playing around with/learning how to use the smrtphone while listening to CDs and ordering groceries for this evenin', it's been a very unproductive and relatively lazy satyr's day... why do you ask ? I named the smrtphone "Cronenberg" ( fitting with the PC "Romero" and laptop "Savini" ) ... the e-cel only has the name of "e-cel," but it doesn't access the
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Winter has come... again... not that it really left, if one is going to be honest about it - it barely hit non-pain temps only for a day or two before returning to below-freezing temps with more snow.

and I did give in since my last posting and now own a smrtphone ! :)
and, no, I don't bring it to work, just like I don't...
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*eep* my pants had a hole in the crotch... did anyone even notice that they had a hole in the crotch ?... did anyone even CARE that they had a hole in the crotch ?!?... it wasn't a 'style choice,' seriously !