Daily Archives: October 27, 2010

Meet me in St. Louis

Day 5. There isn’t really too much to do in St. Louis except eat toasted ravioli and take a ride to the top of the Gateway Arch. Having enjoyed the deep-fried pasta goodness the evening before, we decided to kick-start … Continue reading

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Henry & The Hares

While seeing the world’s largest catsup bottle up close (in the form of a water tower) isĀ  mildly entertaining, it doesn’t seem to matter once you’ve paid a visit to Henry’s Rabbit Ranch. Upon entering the driveway at HRR, I … Continue reading

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Henry’s Rabbit Ranch

It’s Day 4, from Springfield to St. Louis on old Route 66, and yes there are small town diners and plenty of old pavement to chew on. But we must talk about Henry’s Rabbit Ranch. Scene: As isolated as any … Continue reading

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Concrete in a cup

We stopped outside St. Louis for some frozen custard at Ted Drewes, yet another roadside attraction. Their frozen custard is like a Blizzard from DQ, only creamier and tastier and with no shortage of flavor choices. (We opted to share … Continue reading

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In the Hood

You know you’re in the hood when the auto dealer’s featured car — on the raised platform — is a 78 Caddy.

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Bather’s Lament

I think I finally discovered the reason behind the abrasions all over my body. The cloth sandpaper that hotels call “towels” these days. Oh, Hilton. I expected so much more from you. Even the toilet paper felt smooth and luxurious … Continue reading

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