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Old 06-24-2013, 10:32 AM   #1
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My Kids' road trip with jinx

They just got on the Turnpike. Headed west. I've been promised daily updates with locations and pictures. I'll put it all in this thread, so they can review it when they get home...

There is no specific route set, I'm told.... which is the way to do it. Just the three of them.... which I'm only marginally worried over... jinx can handle herself....

so, here's the first entry:


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Leaving Downingtown, Pa at 10:43 am, entered PA turnpike at 11:12 AM west bound.
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Old 06-24-2013, 04:05 PM   #2
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Text from Spencer at 3:45 pm crossing the PA/OH border. ...
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Old 06-24-2013, 04:49 PM   #3
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so they are speeding

edit: 310.5 miles, 5 hours, average speed 62 mph. They had to stop to pee
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Old 06-24-2013, 06:59 PM   #4
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7:34pm:

"Dammit, I missed the picture of the Indiana sign!"
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Old 06-24-2013, 07:00 PM   #5
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so they are speeding

edit: 310.5 miles, 5 hours, average speed 62 mph. They had to stop to pee
Knowing jinx, I'd say that's a safe bet. The speeding more than the peeing, that is.
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Old 06-25-2013, 11:29 AM   #6
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they are driving through Illinois on rte 80 presently. 100 miles to Iowa.
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Old 06-25-2013, 01:39 PM   #7
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Clinton Iowa.

edit..... still on rte 80... they must be in Davenport. Clinton is north of there on rte 30.
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Old 06-25-2013, 01:56 PM   #8
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Wait, no specific route set I understand, but is there a specific destination?
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Old 06-25-2013, 02:13 PM   #9
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They mentioned going to Moab and setting up camp and doing day trips from there for a time.... but that could have changed.... All my info comes from the kids, and they are a little vague.
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Gas station in Iowa. This is the first pic I've gotten from them. Exciting stuff.
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Old 06-25-2013, 02:32 PM   #11
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that might be jinx's left arm in the corner. I asked the boy to try to get her to pose for you guise.... we shall see.
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Old 06-25-2013, 02:32 PM   #12
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The gas stations in Iowa look like the gas stations around here
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Old 06-25-2013, 06:11 PM   #13
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Omaha!
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Ripley just called from Lincoln Nebraska. They are staying overnight there and then heading towards Denver tomorrow.

I'm so jelly
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