“For you the flag is flung—for you the bugle trills”*
As I mentioned on Friday, we roadtripped to the midwest hotspot and state capitol, Springfield, Illinois, on Saturday. I am still recovering from our wild weekend of Land-o-Lincoln pursuits which included stops at great places like this:
Yes, a pink elephant, soft-serve ice cream and an antique mall in an old highschool gymnasium–I am finally at a point in my life where I can stop at places like this and check them out.
*Walt Whitman, O Captain! My Captain!