Thursday, July 13, 2006

Day 52: 82 miles, Jul 9

Having been warned from westbounders about the discourteous Missouri drivers, I have been keeping a constant eye on my rearview mirror. No troubles, yet, knock on wood! Anyone have a spray can of Bubba-be-gone?

I am, proudly, a direct descendant of a close friend of Daniel Boone, so I was interested to see his son's homestead today. Nathan Boone was a salt-producer, and raised his family in the house you see carefully restored here.

While roaming Mr. Boone's grounds, I got a voice mail from an opera-singing friend of mine in Stuttgart. Wow. What a small place the cell phone makes the world! Thanks for saying "Hello" Lucas!

It drizzled all day today, so I didn't hesitate to pull into the Plaza motel in Marshfield, MO.


Blogger Lydia said...

Oliver!!!! You sat next to a relative of Daniel Boone all last year!!! My grandma is totally into geneology, and we are related to him!!! Very crazy.... Thanks for saving the cat.... You are a true hero.


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