Minnesota to Sikeston, MO

A vacation blog post! F yeah! I am on a trip with my parents brother and lovely wife Lauren (sort of a family thing we always do around new years) to New Orleans, La. So, my mother has a great van and we did drive this day. Obviously we didn’t go all day like I would have done, but you know what, might as well pace ourselves. We stopped a number of times, have some good meals and just enjoyed ourselves.

Let me tell you, not a ton of highlights this day. The travel day is always the least exciting, highlights included wind farms in Illinois and a fabulous trip through St. Louis, MO in rush hour (good news, St. Louis has some great road system).

But then towards the end of a tiring drive we stopped for some food at a place called Lambert’s Cafe “The Only Home of Throwed Rolls.” Yes, the phrase that goes with the name says it all. They do indeed throw rolls at you! Hot fluffy rolls flying through the air, just waiting to be buttered and sauced to perfection. At the end of the meal I needed one of the 32 ounce mugs they served soda in. I plan to bring it to work and drink water from it. Yeah, slim pickings on highlights for the day, but, it was still nice to just be relaxing.

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That is my brother with one of the giant mugs.

Tomorrow on the docket is more driving, a stop at Graceland when we are in Memphis, TN more driving and dinner in New Orleans, home of jazz and beads so I have heard. Enjoy the end of the work week suckers, I’m taking it easy in the big easy this weekend.