“For you the flag is flung—for you the bugle trills”*

by chuckofish

carla bday

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:

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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.

More tomorrow…

*Walt Whitman, O Captain! My Captain!