Tag Archives: Airstream

Kansas and Colorado

We left Independence, Missouri on Wednesday, the 15th of November. We got a fairly early start and planned to spend the night somewhere along I-70, but we weren’t sure where. Since we enjoyed the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and … Continue reading

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The Buck Stopped Here

On November 12th, a cold and cloudy Sunday morning, we headed west on I-70 across Missouri, leaving St. Louis in our rear view mirror. We were bound for Kansas City—Independence, Missouri, to be exact. One might ask, “Why Independence?” and … Continue reading

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St. Louis

We arrived in St. Louis on Wednesday, November 8th following two nights and a day of investigating Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, IL. For our St. Louis homebase, we decided to stay at the Scott Air Force Base FamCamp, located about … Continue reading

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In the Land of Lincoln – Springfield, Illinois

In 1837, a young, self-taught lawyer and member of the Illinois State Legislature moved the 20-odd miles from New Salem to Springfield, Illinois. He would live in Springfield for the next 24-years, until he moved with his family to Washington, … Continue reading

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Urban Airstreaming in Chicago

As many times as Anna and I have driven by Chicago, we have only visited the city once. In the summer of 2012, during our Washington, D.C. to Washington State cross-country move, we spent three days camping on the beach … Continue reading

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