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2009 Crazy Stupid Vacation – Day 7 – Seattle
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2009 Crazy Stupid Vacation – Day 7 – Seattle

I got to Pike's Place Market at least decently early enough that the tourist crowds hadn't started forming yet. I wandered a bit before spotting the original Starbucks and starting out my morning with a tall mocha. I then wandered some more until I figured out which stand was the one that threw fish around. They were kind of awesome. I thought though that they just tossed fish around but I guess they only ...
Seattle Vacation: Day 1
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Seattle Vacation: Day 1

It was time to head off on my Seattle vacation! My alarm didn't go off but luckily I was staying at my parents' place so they could drive me to the airport and so my dad woke me up. It was 2:15am so I really only got 3 hours of sleep. In the shower I got soap in my eye and the sting wouldn't go away for over an hour. After leaving I realized that I forgot my phone charger and had to turn around to get it. I ...
Missouri Road Trip – Day 1 – The Road to Kansas City
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Missouri Road Trip – Day 1 – The Road to Kansas City

Friday morning I woke up at 5am and was out the door around 5:45 on my way to Urbana, Illinois. I picked up my friend Brian at around 7am. It was time for our Missouri Road Trip! Our first and only stop in Illinois was the World's Largest Catsup Bottle in Collinsville. I'd seen it before, but as ketchup is probably one of my favorite inventions ever, it is probably one of my favorite roadside attractions ...
Illinois Day Trip: Metropolis Road Trip Recap
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Illinois Day Trip: Metropolis Road Trip Recap

Things learned on my day trip to Metropolis, Illinois: 1. I am a good driver when I am paying attention. 2. Louisville Kentucky is three hours from the Illinois/Kentucky border. 3. When someone says "It's $3 for this museum or $5 for both" it isn't always a good deal. 4. It is really hard to try to take photos, take video, and update twitter all at the same time. 5. 4am is a time that should not ...

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