PART 14: 2011 Western American Road Trip, Arrival in Spokane WA, drinking, karaoke

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We finally arrived in Spokane, descending into the valley on I-90.

An oversized load brought traffic to a crawl.

I was happy to make it to my dad’s house and finally sleep.

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Friends of mine, the Flahertys, just had a new baby. She’s genuinely very cute.

I ran into them at the store.

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Tyler and Kara recently got engaged.

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Jack and Dan’s Pub

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Went elsewhere with Tyler to sing some Careless Whisper, drunk of course.

Next day…

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Wandering around Safeway

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XBOX TIME

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Bo and Linda’s puppies!

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Bo gave me an authentic Teddy Ruxpin. I still need to find some tapes.

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Divided into sections:

PART 1: Overview, Expenses, Map – 2011 Western American Road Trip – 6,500 Miles, 30 Days

PART 2: Joplin MO Tornado Damage, Terry’s Subaru STI in Oklahoma, Route 66, U Drop Inn, Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo TX, Leaning Water Tower

PART 3: Wigwam Motel, Meteor Crater

PART 4: Nissan Sentra Spec V, 1951 Chevy truck, Thanksgiving dinner

PART 5: Arizona International Auto Show

PART 6: In N Out Burger, NICOClub Headquarters in Surprise AZ

PART 7: Driving 1931 Ford Model A, first-generation Honda Insight, and 1967 Datsun 411 wagon

PART 8: The Grand Canyon

PART 9: Barstow CA, Arvin CA, cruising SR-99 to Lemoore CA

PART 10: Aaron in Lemoore CA – Mexican food, Autozone, and Naval base

PART 11: In N Out Burger, Northern California, Gary’s house in Independence OR

PART 12: The Pacific coast in Newport OR, Lighthouse

PART 13: Grilling at Gary’s, shopping, Brandon’s house in Ellensburg WA and 2000 Sebring convertible

PART 14: Arrival in Spokane WA, drinking, karaoke

PART 15: Drinking, eating

PART 16: Bar hopping downtown

PART 17: Eating, drinking, farewell dinner

PART 18: Heading home through Montana, Newton visits the vet

PART 19: Boulder CO, Denver CO, show at Cervantes, heading home




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